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TUSD lifts ban on 7 Mexican-American Studies books

TUSD lifts ban on 7 Mexican-American Studies books

Seven books that were banned after the elimination of Mexican American Studies may be making their way back into TUSD classrooms.

October 23, 2013 8:45 amLoading…

Judge orders TUSD to offer culturally relevant courses

A federal judge has ordered the Tucson Unified School District to begin offering culturally relevant courses next school year.

February 06, 2013 5:20 pmLoading…

Speakers at TUSD forum urge return of Mexican American studies

At Tucson Unified School District’s first public forum on its new proposed desegregation plan, most speakers used the opportunity to lobby for the return of Mexican American studies.

November 26, 2012 10:58 pmLoading…

Man gets probation for threatening Univ. of Arizona professor

A Mohave County man who made death threats against a University of Arizona Mexican American Studies professor will have to serve one year of supervised probation.

August 07, 2012 4:14 pm

Tucson Unified board to discuss Mexican American Studies books tonight

TUSD board member Mark Stegeman wants to return to district classrooms seven books removed as part of the elimination of Mexican American Studies courses.

July 24, 2012 8:50 amLoading…

Forums on Mexican-American studies to begin Sunday

An initiative intended to educate the community on Mexican American Studies begins Sunday.

July 06, 2012 12:03 pmLoading…
TUSD's Mexican American Studies makes  'Daily Show'

TUSD's Mexican American Studies makes 'Daily Show'

TUSD Governing Board member Michael Hicks is taking heat following his appearance on Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show With Jon Stewart” on Monday night.

April 03, 2012 10:15 am Related Loading…

TUSD leader holds State of the District address

TUSD Superintendent John Pedicone will give his State of the District address Monday.

February 19, 2012 12:05 pmLoading…

Tucson students attend 'School of Ethnic Studies'

More than 50 TUSD students skipped their regular classes today, instead attending the “School of Ethnic Studies.”

January 24, 2012 11:02 am Related

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Tucson students march to protest ethnic studies cut

Students from Wakefield Middle School, Cholla, Pueblo and Tucson high schools walked out of class Monday morning.

January 23, 2012 11:02 amLoading…

TUSD denies banning books associated with Mexican American Studies

The Tucson Unified School District is denying reports that it has banned any books associated with Mexican American Studies classes.

January 17, 2012 2:51 pmLoading…
TUSD scraps Mexican American Studies program

TUSD scraps Mexican American Studies program

The Tucson Unified School District board voted 4-1 to immediately suspend the Mexican American Studies program tonight rather than risk the loss of up to $15 million in state education funding.

January 10, 2012 10:00 pmLoading…
Huppenthal slashes TUSD's funding over Mexican-American Studies

Huppenthal slashes TUSD's funding over Mexican-American Studies

Arizona Schools Chief John Huppenthal has ordered that 10 percent of TUSD’s monthly state aid be withheld as a result of its Mexican American Studies Program.

January 06, 2012 11:59 amLoading…

Tucson group calls on TUSD to defend ethnic studies

The TUSD Governing Board should to appeal the expected finding from Arizona Schools Chief John Huppenthal on the district’s Mexican American Studies program, a community advisory group says.

January 05, 2012 2:02 pmLoading…

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