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Ethnic Studies

Analysis: Pima County home to 31,000 illegal immigrants

Analysis: Pima County home to 31,000 illegal immigrants

Nearly half estimated to be eligible for relief under Obama's executive orders.

January 15, 2015 7:30 pmLoading…
Letters to the editor

Letters to the editor

Letters on a generous company, education complaints, ethnic studies, local success story. 

January 15, 2015 6:30 pmLoading…
TUSD teens in federal court over Arizona's ethnic studies ban

TUSD teens in federal court over Arizona's ethnic studies ban

Appeals court looks into intent of state law that disallows classes.

January 12, 2015 9:00 pm Photos

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Appeal of law restricting ethnic studies on Monday

Appeal of law restricting ethnic studies on Monday

Ethnic Studies supporters to ask Court of Appeals to overturn Arizona law. 

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Letters to the editor

Letters to the editor

Thoughts on daylight saving time, Paris attack, Steve Kozachik, ethnic studies.

January 09, 2015 6:30 pmLoading…
New Arizona schools chief agrees TUSD violating state law

New Arizona schools chief agrees TUSD violating state law

Diane Douglas, however, says she will work with the district to to achieve compliance in its culturally relevant classes.

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Sanchez optimistic state will OK ethnic-studies courses

Sanchez optimistic state will OK ethnic-studies courses

TUSD superintendent meets with Arizona's new schools chief, leaves upbeat.

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TUSD chief poised to fight for 'culturally relevant' classes

TUSD chief poised to fight for 'culturally relevant' classes

District will appeal ethnic studies ruling if necessary, Sanchez says.

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Douglas should set aside fight over TUSD classes

Douglas should set aside fight over TUSD classes

AZ Schools Supt. Douglas should drop TUSD ethnic studies fight.

January 06, 2015 7:00 pmLoading…
Tim Steller: Board should reject required 9th-grade multiculturalism class proposed for TUSD

Tim Steller: Board should reject required 9th-grade multiculturalism class proposed for TUSD

Tucson Unified School District administrators surprised the school board last week by revealing they want to require a ninth-grade multiculturalism course at three high schools - before the board has even seen or approved the curriculum.

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Bring back Mexican American Studies books in a way that serves students

The issue of Mexican American Studies (MAS) in TUSD has escalated to the point where protests, increased security and frustrated community members are the norm at board meetings. The dismantling of this program has been the subject of national attention, scrutiny and ridicule.

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TUSD's ethnic-studies programs honoring students in ceremonies

TUSD's ethnic-studies departments will recognize outstanding Native American, Mexican-American and African-American students in several ceremonies this month.

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Fitz: Burritos in the news

     A shocking new study shows that eating burritos has been linked to high incidences of “Chicano-ism” among whites. According to Professor Michael Hicks, head of the Hicks Institute of Technology’s Gastro-Ethnic Studies Department, consuming burritos can alter a subject’s genetic makeup. …

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Tonight's TUSD meeting viewable online

TUSD Governing Board meetings are now viewable through live streaming video on the district’s website.

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TUSD dropping its director of Mexican American Studies

TUSD dropping its director of Mexican American Studies

The Tucson Unified School District will not be renewing the contract for Sean Arce, the director of its Mexican American Studies program.

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TUSD dropping its director of Mexican American Studies

TUSD dropping its director of Mexican American Studies

Sean Arce was offered an assistant principal job at a middle school, but he declined.

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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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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.

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Josh Brodesky: TUSD's buggy bus system par for course

Josh Brodesky: TUSD's buggy bus system par for course

Why is it that TUSD is a place where efforts to improve the district somehow make it worse? No, I'm not talking about Mark Stegeman. This is about last week's bus debacle, which left thousands of students stranded across the city.

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