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

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

State Seeking Fines Against Operator of Shelters for Migrant Kids

Inspections of Southwest Key facilities revealed issues with employee background checks.

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

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

Report Card: Breastfeeding Rates Still Fall Short

The CDC report suggested most mothers want to breastfeed but lack necessary social supports.

TUSD Superintendent to Present Options for Educating Kids at Migrant Facility

The governing board voted unanimously last month to research education services for approximately 300 children at Southwest Key in Tucson.

Judge Temporarily Halts Deportation of Reunified Families

The judge is asking government to respond to ACLU court filing pointing to rumors of mass deportations following reunification.

Detaining Immigrant Kids Is Now a Billion-Dollar Industry

In 10 years, the grants for such processes went from $74.5 million to $958 million.

Report: Quarter of Arizona Children Live in Poverty

How the latest Kids Count Data Book ranks Arizona.

Vail Unified Asks Voters to Approve $61.3 Million Bond For More Schools

Superintendent says some schools are at capacity, others are near.

TUSD Board Member: New Code Of Conduct "Improving Administrative Culture"

The revision includes five levels of infractions, each with its own consequences and explanations of who can enforce them

Advocates: Kids Separated from Parents at Arizona Border Housed at Tucson Facility

Immigrant advocates say most are at the Tucson branch of Southwest Key.

Arizona Child Welfare Agency Creates Unit for Child Victims

The unit will be tasked with advocating for the rights of child victims of crimes.

UA Study: Sharing Music Can Bring Parents and Kids Closer

Researchers find they get along better during teenage years.

Exploring the Daily Impact of the Teacher Walkout

How the Capitol, a church and classrooms in Southern Arizona responded to the protests.

National Report Shows Educational Improvement for Arizona

NAEP testing gives long-term assessment of learning skills.

"Black Pearl Sings" Builds Bridges with Song

Also on Arizona Spotlight: How politics in China evolved in the 20th century; and meet author Larry Dane Brimner, dedicated to writing about civil rights for young readers.

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