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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
Newly released KIDS COUNT data show that about two-thirds of American students don't read proficiently by the fourth grade.
January 29, 2014

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