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Important News at TUHSD

So much is happening in our in our district! One of our goals is to help keep you informed of all the changes and positive activities taking place here at Tolleson Union High School District. Check back often, as we’ll be updating this page frequently with the latest news and events.

Special Instructional Programs District Policies

TUHSD has added a link to our district policies for Special Instructional Programs that impact our students with disabilities. Further information is on the Programs-Special Education page. If you have any questions please contact the District Special Services department. You may also view our policies below.

Tolleson Union Joins Lawsuit Against Vaping Manufacturer

At its November 12 meeting, Tolleson Union High School Governing Board authorized Superintendent Nora Gutierrez to work with legal counsel to become part of a lawsuit against JUUL, the nation's largest manufacturer, distributor, and seller of electronic cigarettes (also known as "vapes').

"Our top priority in the Tolleson Union High School District is the safety and health of our students," said Gutierrez. "It is our duty to protect our young adults and that is why our governing board saw the need for our school district to join this fight for the well-being of our students."

For more information, please read the news article by West Valley View.

$8.7 Million Grant Aims to Get More Arizona Kids Enrolled in College

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is awarding $8.7 million to ASU and the Be A Leader Foundation with the goal of getting more underserved Arizona high school students into college.

Under the new grant, 23 high schools in the Phoenix, Mesa, and Tolleson districts will work with Access ASU and the Be A Leader Foundation to develop strategies to increase college enrollment among graduating students. The majority of students at those schools are minorities, with most qualifying for free or reduced-price lunch. To read more about this initiative, please see the entire article at kjzz.org and ArizonaStateUniversity.com.