A collection of articles and multimedia on the Ethnic Studies debate in TUSD.

  • Josh Brodesky Arizona Daily Star
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This might be the spring of Mark Stegeman's discontent - and ours. His proposal to turn some Mexican American Studies classes into electives is dead, the latest casualty in our culture war over ethnic studies (and so much more).

  • Alexis Huicochea Arizona Daily Star

Seven people ranging in age from 19 to 69 were arrested Tuesday night during the TUSD Governing Board meeting on proposed changes to ethnic studies.

  • Jamar Younger Arizona Daily Star
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Tucson Police Chief Roberto Villaseñor said he was satisfied with the way his officers handled Tuesday night's TUSD board meeting. "I think they performed in a very professional manner," Villaseñor said.

All sides have a lot to answer for after the TUSD Governing Board meeting Tuesday night. The board mishandled the meeting and the pro-ethnic-s…

In 1959, Adalberto Guerrero, a young Pueblo High School teacher, taught his first Spanish class specifically for Chicano students.

Video images from the TUSD Governing Board meeting on May 3, 2011. By Pan Left Productions

  • Alexis Huicochea Arizona Daily Star
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The TUSD Governing Board decided Tuesday night to delay making changes to the ethnic studies program until it holds a public forum on the cont…

The Tucson Unified School District board met on Tuesday, May 3, to discuss the Ethnic Studies courses. Hundreds of parents, teachers and stud…

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May 2, 2011

  • Alexis Huicochea Arizona Daily Star
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The TUSD Governing Board should hold off on a vote that could change some Mexican American Studies classes to electives, members of the Arizon…

  • Miguel Cuevas Special To The Arizona Daily Star
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TUSD Governing Board members Miguel Cuevas and Judy Burns, as well as Unidos members, explain their positions in Guest Opinions before tonight's vote on the Tucson school district's ethnic studies program. 

  • Mayra Feliciano and Daniel Montoya Special To The Arizona Daily Star
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Unidos has done everything in its power to create dialogue with the TUSD Governing Board. We have spoken numerous times during the call to aud…

  • Judy Burns Special To The Arizona Daily Star
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Everyone has an opinion about what occurred at the TUSD Governing Board meeting on April 26, 2011. Most, including board members and administr…

  • Alexis Huicochea Arizona Daily Star
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The TUSD Governing Board will consider this week whether to make some ethnic studies courses electives. Here is how ethnic studies courses fit…

  • Ernesto Portillo Jr. Arizona Daily Star
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In 1959, Adalberto Guerrero, a young Pueblo High School teacher, taught his first Spanish class specifically for Chicano students.

  • John Pedicone Special To The Arizona Daily Star
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It is fair to say the situation that occurred at last Tuesday evening's TUSD Governing Board meeting has caused this school district embarrassment.

  • Alexis Huicochea Arizona Daily Star

A group of nearly a dozen parents stood up in defense of their children who stormed the TUSD Governing Board meeting, forcing its cancellation.

The TUSD board meeting  was resceduled to 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at TUSD Headquarters, 1010 E. 10th Street.

  • Carmen Duarte Arizona Daily Star
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In light of this week's protest at TUSD headquarters, a teen town hall about youth issues focused heavily on a discussion about ethnic-studies…