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Weak TUSD curriculum hurts minorities and poor most, audit finds

Tucson Unified School District’s inadequate curriculum development has limited achievement by nearly all of TUSD’s 49,000 students. But minority and poor students may be paying the highest price.

May 06, 2014 4:45 pm Related Loading…

Groups ask court to block ban on race-, gender-based abortions

PHOENIX — Saying the law stigmatizes their races, members of two groups asked a federal appeals court Wednesday to block Arizona from banning race- and gender-based abortions.

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Bridging the Gap for Latino Students - Now is the Time!

It is an alarming reality that barely half of Arizona Hispanics have obtained a high school education. Latinos still continue to lag behind their white peers in high school graduation rates and overall academic performance.

November 01, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Tortilla packages sometimes come up short, Arizona inspectors find

Have a recipe that calls for two dozen tortillas? A new state investigation finds you may get home from the grocery store to find you’re just a bit short.

October 19, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Nogales High School is role model for minority academic achievement

Nogales High School is role model for minority academic achievement

There is something to be said about a school district such as Nogales Unified, where 99 percent of the students are Hispanic or another minority.

September 20, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

TUSD considers extra credit for University High applicants

In an effort to increase the number of African-American and Hispanic students admitted at University High School, TUSD is considering giving kids who come up just short academically extra credit for being highly motivated.

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TUSD may spend $84.5 million on desegregation plan

TUSD may spend $84.5 million on desegregation plan

The Tucson Unified School District may spend as much as $84.5 million on a plan designed to bring its schools into racial balance.

May 02, 2013 12:00 am Related Loading…

Judge orders TUSD to offer culturally relevant courses

A federal judge has ordered the Tucson Unified School District to begin offering culturally relevant courses next school year.

February 06, 2013 5:20 pmLoading…

TUSD forums start Monday on new plan for desegregation case

The first of three public forums to discuss the new plan for helping TUSD end its decades-old desegregation order will be Monday.

November 25, 2012 12:00 pmLoading…

Tucson prison unit cancels visitation following brawl

Five inmates remained hospitalized Friday morning and weekend visitation is cancelled for one unit after a fight Thursday evening at the state prison on South Wilmot Road.

September 21, 2012 12:23 pm

Forums on Mexican-American studies to begin Sunday

An initiative intended to educate the community on Mexican American Studies begins Sunday.

July 06, 2012 12:03 pmLoading…

Obama to Hispanics on immigrants: I see my kids

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — President Obama, in a strikingly personal appeal, renewed his call for an overhaul of America’s immigration laws before a supportive Latino audience Friday. He portrayed rival Mitt Romney as an obstacle to measures that would give young illegal immigrants a path to c…

June 22, 2012 3:31 pmLoading…
Minorities now surpass whites in US births, census shows

Minorities now surpass whites in US births, census shows

WASHINGTON — For the first time, racial and ethnic minorities make up more than half the children born in the U.S., capping decades of heady immigration growth that is now slowing.

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Report: Minorities lag behind in economic recovery

WASHINGTON — Minorities continue to lag behind whites across several economic indicators, even as the job market improves, a new report says.

April 15, 2012 1:01 pmLoading…

At least 68 arrested in Arpaio immigration sweep

PHOENIX — Sixty-eight people have been arrested so far in Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s latest crime and immigration sweep in southwest Phoenix.

October 07, 2011 6:05 pmLoading…

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