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Department of education assistant secretary visits TUSD school

Posted at 4:28 PM, Sep 16, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-16 21:03:41-04

TUCSON, Ariz. — The Department of Education Assistant Secretary visiting Tucson Unified High School Monday.

Scott Stump kicked off his week-long national back-to-school tour at University High School.

During his tour Stump visited advanced placement classes including economics, art history, and computer science.

Scott says "Career technical education is important and too see the computer science lab with the robotics competition going on with the students solving complex problems using coding, and being prepared in that next step to joining a workforce that has huge demands across the country you are meeting the needs of today's generation but also setting them up for success."

Stump also asked students what they enjoy about University HS.

Some of the responses include all the clubs and extra curricular activities, and the opportunity to pursue career goals.