The Roosevelt School Board unanimously adopted a resolution on Tuesday to "communicate forcefully to Sheriff [Joe] Arpaio that his immigration and school safety patrols are not welcome in south Phoenix." The measure is meant to assuage the fears of area parents who don't want Arpaio's non-police vo ... More >>
MCSOJasmine BrownJasmine Brown -- a 29-year-old youth minister at the Family of God Christian Fellowship in Apache Junction -- and the 12-year-old boy he's accused of molesting, have differing accounts of the abuse -- Brown doesn't deny he molested the boy, he just claims it was consensual.Unfort ... More >>
South Phoenix's Roosevelt School District, historically one of the Valley's worst-performing districts, made an impressive gain in test scores in 2009. The district announced today that students performed 9 percent better in math and 10 percent better in reading on the AIMS test. That ... More >>
Two buses from the Roosevelt School District collided near 23rd and Southern avenues yesterday. According to police, one bus rear-ended the other while it was stopped at a stop sign. Sixty students were on the buses, but police say there were no major injuries...Inspectors have found that in the ... More >>
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