Category South Tucson

ONE PARENT’S STORY… ORGANIZING FOR JUSTICE IN TUSD! // LA HISTORIA DE UN PADRE… ¡ORGANIZANDO PARA JUSTICIA EN TUSD!

by Cesar Aguirre As a parent of two current TUSD students and an active community member I’ve found that what makes the desegregation case so confusing is the complexity and history of the case. The mainstream media is very good at putting its own spin on things, kind of like they did with the bus […]

Congratulations to Barbie Urias

By Brian Flagg, Congratulations to Barbie Urias, long time South Tucsonan and soldier in the struggle. She also gets the coffee out to all our diners at 6:45 every morning. After raising 7 kids and 19 grandchildren, she has finally finished college! She is graduating from Pima College with a degree making her a Paralegal […]

THE REGGIO EMILIA APPROACH AND WHAT THE RESEARCH SUPPORTS

Special thanks to the Tucson Children’s Project, Mimi Gray, Pauline Baker, Ben Mardel, Teresa Acevedo, and especially Lella Gandini of Reggio Emilia, Italy for making this all possible. by Cesar Aguirre As an avid supporter of public education and an extremely involved parent at Ochoa Elementary, I have done a lot of research and studied […]

WELCOME OCHOA ELEMENTARY’S NEW PRINCIPAL JULIO MORENO

The South Tucson and Ochoa community have organized over the years to improve the the community and keep the schools in our barrio open. We continue to organize today to improve the quality of education for our barrio youth. Due to this work the parents have been successful in working with Tucson Unified School District […]