A federal court has upheld the constitutionality of Arizona's law that prohibits public schools from offering courses that teach ethnic solidarity.Read More »
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All eyes will be on Tucson Unified School District in the next year as it establishes a court-ordered “culturally relevant” classes.
And while most are going to see how the process unfolds, Attorney General Tom Horne is certain the curriculum merely will be a resurrected version of the banned Mexican American Studies program because the new classes are under development by the same person who designed the defunct program.
TUCSON — The Tucson Unified School District Governing Board is reversing itself by voting to drop an objection to providing so-called "culturally relevant" courses for core credit beginning next school year.Read More »
Attorney General Tom Horne is back in court again fighting to keep a Mexican American Studies program out of the Tucson Unified School District.Read More »
Supporters of the Tucson Unified School District’s Mexican American Studies curriculum banned by a 2010 state law see potential for reviving the program or something similar in an update to a desegregation plan set for review by a federal court.Read More »
Federal officials are launching a civil rights investigation into the treatment of Latinos in the Tucson Unified School District.Read More »
A federal judge has rejected a request to reinstate the Tucson Unified School District's suspended ethnic studies classes.Read More »
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Just when it seemed the conflict in Tucson Unified School District was nearly resolved, Sen. Lori Klein has sponsored a bill aimed at the teachers of the defunct Mexican American Studies program.Read More »
An outdated and inefficient information technology system through which schools provide data to the state wastes staff time and creates roadblocks for those seeking to use the information, Superintendent of Public Instruction John Huppenthal said Monday.Read More »