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Tucson Unified School District’s inadequate curriculum development has limited achievement by nearly all of TUSD’s 49,000 students. But minori…

  • By Howard Fischer Capitol Media Services

PHOENIX — Saying the law stigmatizes their races, members of two groups asked a federal appeals court Wednesday to block Arizona from banning …

  • By Lea Márquez Peterson Special to the Arizona Daily Star

It is an alarming reality that barely half of Arizona Hispanics have obtained a high school education. Latinos still continue to lag behind th…

  • By Howard Fischer Capitol Media Services

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 …

  • By Kathy Scott Special to the Arizona Daily Star

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.

In an effort to increase the number of African-American and Hispanic students admitted at University High School, TUSD is considering giving k…

  • Alexis Huicochea Arizona Daily Star

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

  • Alexis Huicochea ARIZONA DAILY STAR

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

  • Arizona Daily Star

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

Five inmates remained hospitalized Friday morning and weekend visitation is cancelled for one unit after a fight Thursday evening at the state…

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

  • The Associated Press

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — President Obama, in a strikingly personal appeal, renewed his call for an overhaul of America’s immigration laws befo…

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 i…

  • By Dustin Volz CRONKITE NEWS SERVICE

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

  • The Associated Press

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