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The new school superintendents of Arizona and the Tucson Unified School District met Wednesday to discuss the fate of ethnic studies in the city’s public schools. It has been a controversial issue between the state and school district for several years.
January 07, 2015
Police officers haven’t been stationed at public schools in Tucson since the economic downturn in 2008. Starting Tuesday they’ll be back, but officers will follow a new policy regarding immigration enforcement on school grounds.
January 05, 2015
President Barack Obama announced Wednesday a program to help Native American youth. More than one-third live in poverty and about two-thirds graduate from high school.
December 03, 2014
About 200 immigrant children held at a family detention center in Artesia attend classes in math, science and physical education. They also recieve English language courses.
October 14, 2014
Astronomer Dr. Taft Armandroff describes his role in a Dark Energy experiment being followed worldwide and the threat to dark skies his research relies on.
July 22, 2014
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Ten years ago, an unlikely group of immigrant students from a poor Phoenix high school beat out MIT students in an underwater robotics competition. Their inspiring David-versus-Goliath story is the subject of a new documentary called "Underwater Dreams."
July 22, 2014
There’s a trend catching on with teenagers in Southern Arizona that is making their English teachers happy. Poetry — spoken word poetry — has a growing following in high schools there.
April 30, 2014
A national scholarship program that is targeting undocumented immigrant students called dreamers is being launched Tuesday.
February 04, 2014
The Texas State Board of Education might also consider adding Mexican-American studies as a course option.
January 31, 2014
A Texas university program aimed at informing and assisting young immigrants eligible to obtain a deferred action status is expanding its reach into South Texas.
January 31, 2014

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