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Arizona’s Growing Latino Population Is Underrepresented Among Teachers

Only 16% of Arizona’s more than 58,000 teachers are Latino.

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Migrants Wait at the Border While US Battles Over Lifting COVID-19 Ban on Processing Asylum Applications

“I had a home in Michoacán, a good life,” Rosario said. “My husband and I got married and we built a beautiful life together, but we had to leave. We dropped everything in order to just feel secure again.”

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Arizona Among Three States Suing to Block Biden From Ending Title 42 for Asylum Seekers

Since the Trump administration invoked Title 42 in March 2020, more than 1.7 million migrants have been turned away at the border – more than 300,000 of them in Arizona.

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Republican-Led Education Committee Passes School Censorship Bill

Despite such proposals being deeply unpopular, many states have moved to ban or restrict any curriculum that has to do with teaching about sexuality or race relations.

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Six Republican Lawmakers Vote Against Raising Funding Cap on Public Schools

The measure, which ultimately passed, prevented thousands of educators from either being furloughed or losing their jobs.