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Hispanic children less often diagnosed with autism, CDC says

Behavioral health experts say that's due in part to cultural barriers and lack of awareness.

Finding perspective on race and privilege: "Master Harold"... and the Boys

Also on Arizona Spotlight: A conversation with James D. Diamond about his book "After the Blood Bath", and Part 2 of Youth Crossing Gender Borders, "Changing Expectations".

The great white whale, sighted in Tucson!

Also on Arizona Spotlight: A conversation with ecologist Brad Lancaster; and the series "Youth Crossing Gender Borders" begins.

How to ID a Bee.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: A closer look at how Tucson neighborhoods voted in the last local election; The 89-90 Trip: Day Three begins in Panguitch, Utah; and "Tilly the Trickster" at the Live Theatre Workshop.

Study: Arizona among states with highest rates of uninsured children

Researchers put the state at more than 3 percentage points above the national average

Tucson raises minimum age to purchase tobacco products to 21

The 6-1 vote makes Tucson the fifth city in the state to adopt such an ordinance.

Ocean & Space

Learn about UA scientists in the Southern Ocean measuring climate change; and celebrating the past and future of space exploration at Spacefest X.

Arizona drops one spot to 46th in report on children's well-being

The annual National Kids Count grades Arizona poorly on children's health, education and security.

Feds cut services to unaccompanied migrant kids in shelters

The agency overseeing shelters is slashing education, legal aid and recreation for migrant kids.

Inside Casa de los Niños's new early education center

How the center creates learning opportunities for 3 and 4 year olds.

Arizona Schools Chief Hoffman to Develop School Safety Plans

The superintendent of public instruction says she'll create a task force aimed at preventing violence on campuses.

Arizona Ups Oversight of Groups That House Migrant Children

Most of the new law's provisions take effect immediately.

South Tucson Youth Center Serves Low-Income Families Year Round

A discussion about services offered at the John Valenzuela Youth Center.

Arizona Schools Struggle to Find Footing With National Testing Standards

The U.S. Department of Education says the state is out of compliance.

Arizona Students Test Their World Knowledge in 'GeoBee'

The University of Arizona hosted students competing in the state level of the National Geographic GeoBee.

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