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Republicans propose plan for undocumented young

U.S. Sen. Jon Kyl (Photo by Evan Wyloge/Arizona Capitol Times)

Two Senate Republicans on Tuesday unveiled their version of the Dream Act, stalled legislation that would provide a path to legal status for hundreds of thousands of young immigrants, many who have spent most of their lives in the United States.

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School-choice group pushes parent trigger law (access required)

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First it was featured in a controversial summer movie, and now it could come to a school near you. A liberal school-choice group from California is trying to build a coalition of local education groups to pass an Arizona law allowing parents to take over failing schools.

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New lawmakers face steep learning curve (access required)

New lawmakers face steep learning curve

The incoming class of lawmakers contains a relatively high number of new members — and like children heading to their first day of school, those newbies bring with them outside experiences, fresh ideas and optimism. But one thing they often don’t bring is a working knowledge of the issues and the process.

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