Author Archives: Mark Stegeman Re-election Campaign

16 Aug
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Interview with Dr. Mark Stegeman: TUSD Mexican American Studies (VIDEO)

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03 Aug
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Pueblo HS Cancels “No-Zero” Grading Policy – August 1

Pedicone: Pueblo’s no-zero grading ‘crossed the line’ Tucson Unified School District officials are tossing out a “naive” Pueblo High plan to give students a minimum 50 points on every assignment, even in cases of cheating. Calling a plan to institute ...

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11 Jun
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Draft Resolution: 8th Grade Promotions

It is resolved: Staff shall develop and bring to the board new proposed policy which shall specify the criteria for issuing 8th grade promotion certificates, as permitted by A.R.S. 15.701.F and respecting the standards required by A.R.S. 15.701.C.2. These criteria, ...

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11 Jun
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TUSD board listens to constituents, provides reasonable public access

A May 16 Star editorial (“TUSD board right to add another call to audience”) criticized my vote on the Tucson Unified School Districfs policy concerning audience calls, but the editorial presented only one side of the issue. The editorial’s claim ...

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16 May
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Steadfast defender is battling broadway

There have been enough colorful hucksters and political vaudevillians entering the Tucson Unified School District’s ethnic-studies drama to fill Broadway. They’ve poured on stage from right and left … but mostly from the left. But the most intriguing character to ...

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13 Apr
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TUSD still faces many challenges, but progress is being made

Mark Stegeman Special To The Arizona Daily Star | Posted: Tuesday, May 18, 2010 12:00 am After 16 months on the Tucson Unified School District Governing Board, I recommend the job to anyone who feels that life is getting stale. ...

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13 Apr
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TUSD should widen but revamp ethic studies curriculum

Mark Stegeman Special To The Arizona Daily Star | Posted: Monday, March 21, 2011 12:00 am Arizona’s ethnic studies law sets vague limits on curriculum content and gives arbitrary enforcement power to one official, the state schools superintendent. I support ...

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13 Apr
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TUSD needs community support, balanced ethics studies

Mark Stegeman Special To The Arizona Daily Star | Posted: Monday, March 21, 2011 12:00 am Arizona’s ethnic studies law sets vague limits on curriculum content and gives arbitrary enforcement power to one official, the state schools superintendent. I support ...

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13 Apr
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TUSD Raza Studies issue would benefit from critical thinking

Mark Stegeman Special To The Arizona Daily Star | Posted: Wednesday, December 29, 2010 12:00 am Arizona’s Ethnic Studies law (HB 2281) is a heavy-handed and vaguely worded strike at a single curriculum program, the Tucson Unified School District’s Raza ...

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13 Apr
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Letter on MAS book removals

Dear friends and correspondents, Because of the recent media attention on TUSD’s “book ban,” it seems useful to clarify that situation. TUSD also issued a press release on this subject several days ago, which is posted on the district website. ...

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