Education and Children

Jury Convicts Former Immigrant Shelter Worker of Sex Crimes

Sep 10, 2018 Levian Pacheco was an employee at the Mesa Southwest Key facility, which shelters undocumented youth for the U.S. government.

Arizona AG: Lawmakers Must Pass Charter School Reforms

Sep 5, 2018 Call comes following a report about the financial activities at a major online charter school.

Classes to Teach Mexican Cooking

Sep 3, 2018 Sharing the tie of food and family, Tucson Botanical Gardens offers classes this week.

Court Bars From Ballot Tax on Wealthy to Fund Education

Aug 30, 2018 A majority of the court found that the measure's description of the change in tax rates creates a danger of confusion or unfairness.

TUSD to Start Review of Controversial Textbook at Teachers' Request

Aug 29, 2018 The economics course was canceled at TUSD last year. It could be back in front of the board for approval in November.

TUSD Will Appeal State Decision to Revoke Sabino's 2018 Baseball Championship

Aug 28, 2018 TUSD will invoke its right according to Superintendent Gabriel Trujillo after the AIA chose to remove the 2018 State Championship title and place Sabino's baseball program on a one-year probation.

Shelter Employee Standing Trial Tuesday for Alleged Sexual Abuse of Migrant Boys

Aug 27, 2018 Levian Pacheco is at least the third Southwest Key employee to be accused of sec crimes in Arizona since 2015.

Pima College Expanding Manufacturing Focus With New Center

Aug 27, 2018 The college will replace a closed hotel with an applied technology center.

TUSD Opens Survey Over Language Used for Days Off for Rodeo

Aug 24, 2018 A group called on the district to change the term, which they say glorifies the abuse of animals.

Records: UA Accepted $458K From Eugenics Fund

Aug 24, 2018 The university has accepted years of funding from a foundation infamous for promoting research linking race and intelligence.

Pima Community College Partners with Caterpillar

Aug 24, 2018 Engineers will gain experience welding and machining at PCC.

State Seeking Fines Against Operator of Shelters for Migrant Kids

Aug 23, 2018 Inspections of Southwest Key facilities revealed issues with employee background checks.

Proposal to Tax the Wealthy for Schools: Proposition 207

Aug 23, 2018 The Invest in Education Act surpassed the required number of signatures to go to voters in November.

Report: Nearly 1/2 of Underage Migrants in Mexico Last Year Were Unaccompanied

Aug 23, 2018 The association behind the report says most were fleeing violence or seeking to reunite with family.

ASU to Hold Classes in Downtown LA

Aug 22, 2018 The university will lease a former newspaper building for journalism and arts classes by 2020.

Report Card: Breastfeeding Rates Still Fall Short

Aug 21, 2018 The CDC report suggested most mothers want to breastfeed but lack necessary social supports.

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