Voces de Casa Maria

Controversial Desegregation Proposal to be Voted on by TUSD Board on Tuesday Oct. 22 (A South Tucson Perspective)

4 min read by Cesar Aguirre Last night my colleagues from Casa Maria and I attended a Magnet community forum at Ochoa Community Magnet School. A little over two weeks ago we attended a similar forum at Pueblo Magnet High School where parents, teachers, students, and community members came full force and defended their Magnet program. The questions and comments were great; they ranged from the lack of equity, to the focus on negativity rather than highlighting and advertising all of the great qualities offered through the Magnet program. TUSD Magnet programs were originally created to please a Federal Desegregation order. The mentality

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TUSD Parents and TEA: Educational Session September 12

< 1 min read The last session of a three-part education series will be held this Thursday with guest speaker, Augustine Romero. Augustine Romero is the Director of Mulitcultural Curriculum for TUSD. Join us: When: Thursday, September 12, 6 p.m. Where: John Valenzuela Youth Center, 1550 S. 6th Ave. Child care is available and refreshments will be served.

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Cafecito with TUSD’s New Superintendent

< 1 min read Join us in introducing our schools and neighborhoods to the new superintendent, H.T. Sanchez. Our goal is to increase parent involvement and shine a light on our south side schools. This is a great opportunity to brag about your child’s school, share stories and ask questions. Please bring ALL of your family. Childcare will be provided. Transportation will be provided by Casa Maria. Please call (520) 624-0312 or Cesar Aguirre (520) 878-3044 When: Wednesday July 17, 2013 Time:  6pm-8pm Where: John Valenzuela Youth Center 1550 S 6th Ave. Tucson, AZ 85713 (520) 792-9251 Click here for the facebook event page!

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