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Indian Child Welfare Act Case Heads to Appeals Court

Tribes, states and the agency overseeing Indian affairs are urging that the law be upheld.

Teen Moms, Families Get Child Care Help Through School District

A look at how Sunnyside Unified School District programs have helped hundreds of students.

Children's Book Author Bringing Love of Literature to Book Festival

Kwame Alexander says one key to connect kids to books is poetry.

Sex Abuse Allegations Come Up at Hearing on Family Separations

A U.S. representative highlighted allegations of sex crimes against migrant children during the Obama and Trump administrations.

Backpack Project Reaches Out to At-Risk Youth

Nearly 6,000 backpacks have been donated to young Tucsonans.

Bill Sorting Out Definitions of E-Scooters Takes Step Forward

The bill provides statewide definitions of electric standup scooters and electric miniature scooters.

Consultant To Gauge Inner Workings Of Southwest Key Programs

The outside health care consultation is part of a legal settlement with the nonprofit, which houses unaccompanied migrant children.

Southwest Key Takes Step to Have Freeze on Arizona Admissions Lifted

The migrant children's shelter operator has a months-long statewide freeze on placements of unaccompanied, undocumented children.

Tucson Youth Put National Parks in Focus

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Visit the Center for Compassion Studies; NASA pioneer Dee O'Hara interview; Adiba Nelson talks "From Period to Postpartum"; holiday traditions old and new.

Art Installation Raises Awareness About Pima County Youth

Backpacks represent 21,000 young people disconnected from work and school.

Study: Children With Down Syndrome Affected Differently by Naps

Researchers found that naps may hinder the ability for children with Down syndrome to consolidate memory.

Arizona Looks to Put Out E-Cigarette Use Among Young People

The state's health services department is planning an aggressive anti-vape campaign.

Women Migrate Across More Than Borders

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Borderlands Theater explores"Sanctuary"; Pima County's Master Gardener program celebrates 35 years; and Tu Nidito presents an art show by youth coping with grief.

Feds Close Southwest Key Migrant Children Shelter In Youngtown, Arizona

It’s at least the second Southwest Key shelter in Arizona to be shuttered.

Families Living with Autism Getting Support in Tucson

UA Pima County Cooperative Extension offering free, nine-session program.

Arizona Aims to Take Licenses From Southwest Key Programs

The operator of shelters for migrant children missed a deadline that was part of a deal made to increase state oversight.

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