Archive TUSD Schools

11 Jun
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IMMUNIZATION RATES

In 2015 Mark requested a policy requiring the posting of immunization rates at TUSD schools. In October, 2015 the board unanimously passed a resolution to place a permanent link to the state data on schools’ immunization rates on the website. ...

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28 May
0

SCHOOL SITE VISITS

Mark has visited almost all of TUSD’s schools, with the typical visit lasting 2½-3 hours; he has visited some schools several times. It is unusual for Board members to make such in-depth visits, but they are important for making informed ...

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28 May
0

EXPANSION OF A-RATED SCHOOLS

After years of discussion concerning whether University High School (UHS) should admit out-of-district students, Mark successfully advocated for this change, which occurred six years ago. This has allowed UHS to grow and enrich its offerings and brought funds into the ...

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04 Nov
0

LEASE TO PRIVATE AND CHARTER SCHOOLS

After the first major round of school closures, in 2010, TUSD received credible offers from four different charter schools, to buy or lease closed school sites. Mark was the only person in TUSD’s leadership arguing that such offers should be ...

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