“Mark Stegeman has been a steadfast supporter of UHS in its attempt to attain its own campus and have its own middle school so we can keep more students in TUSD. As an Economics Professor at the University of Arizona, he has the rare combination of abilities to understand both what quality education looks like and the economics behind developing a thriving school system to attract great teachers and to deliver high quality services to every student in TUSD. He has consistently supported teachers by maintaining a tough stance on student discipline and by promoting teachers’ academic freedom within the framework of the law.”