Sign the SOS Petition to Repeal Universal Vouchers

There will be a table with petitions to stop the voucher expansion at the following locations this week: There will be a table with petitions to stop the voucher expansion at the following locations this week: All dates will be from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm. Himmel Park Library Saturday, 8/6 Nanini Library Saturday, 8/6 ... Read more

TUSD Candidate Forum, presented by C.A.R.E. 4 TUSD

We are happy to announce C.A.R.E. 4 TUSD will be hosting a candidate moderated again by journalist Hank Stephenson of the Arizona Agenda. We will also be streaming it live on YouTube. Register in advance for this meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZEtf-qprjgjEtGumtI9NbyC1m8r-k_jYk2p C.A.R.E. 4 TUSD is a non-partisan group of concerned community members and TUSD personnel in various ... Read more

Public Forum on Election Security and Integrity

Catalina High School 3645 E Pima Street, Tucson, AZ, United States

On Thursday, Oct. 20, from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m., the nonpartisan Arizona Democracy Resilience Network — in partnership with the Arizona Daily Star, the Citizens Clean Elections Commission, and Tucson Unified School District — is holding a public forum at the Catalina High School Auditorium, 3645 E. Pima St., Tucson. Voters can also view the forum on Zoom: https://emory.zoom.us/j/95312636141 The forum, entitled “Trusting Our ... Read more

Catherine Ripley: Higher Education Must Face a New Reality

Public education in Arizona has been crippled. The Republican state legislature took $1 billion away from K-12 public schools and used it to expand school vouchers to benefit religious schools and home-schooling. Arizona public schools are the worst in the nation in terms of per-pupil funding, teacher salaries and graduation rate. Republicans even enacted a ... Read more

TheDGT.org Presents Abbie Hlavacek and Kristin Roberts of Save Our Schools AZ

Abbie Hlavacek, Tucson Community Action Team Coordinator for Save Our Schools. Abbie Hlavacek is a passionate education advocate, software engineer, and former Marana Unified School Board candidate. As a product of public schools and a mother of three, she deeply understands the importance of providing equal access to education for all children. Her experience living ... Read more

TheDGT.org Presents Dr. Nolan Cabrera on the Myth of Critical Race Theory in Public Education on Dec. 18th at 1PM

Virtual

Dr. Nolan Cabrera will join us for a discussion of real meaning and import of Critical Race Theory and debunk the myth of its application in public education immediately following our Annual Meeting and Election of Officers at our December 18th Noon meeting. Please Register in Advance for this Event: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYkdu6hpzorG9JUzt-h5zEVlS521A5XZfB3 Dr. Nolan Cabrera is ... Read more

TheDGT.org Presents Abbie Hlavacek and Melinda Iyer of Save Our Schools AZ on Public School Funding, March 11th at Noon

Virtual

Co-founders of Save Our Schools Arizona Abbie Hlavacek and Melinda Iyer will join us for a discussion about public school funding in Arizona. We will focus on competing proposals by Governor Hobbs and the GOP legislative majority about sustained additional funding from the State Land Trust as Prop 123 is expiring soon. Also we will ... Read more

Meet the Pro-Student Candidates for Catalina Foothills School Board

Meet Jacquelyn Davoli, Eileen Jackson, and Tom Logue, who are nonpartisan candidates for the Catalina Foothills School District (CFSD) 16 Governing Board. Join them at the Tap & Bottle, 7254 N Oracle Rd., Tucson, Arizona 85704 on May 11 from 2-4 pm. "We share the belief that the district’s current focus should continue to be on Students First. This ... Read more

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