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Appeal of court ruling favoring shutdown of Mexican American Studies program filed

A group of students who unsuccessfully fought to kill a law that led to the dismantling of Mexican American Studies in TUSD, and their parents, are now turning to the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.

November 20, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

TUSD forming culturally relevant classes

With fewer than six weeks before classes resume, the Tucson Unified School District is still hoping to offer culturally relevant courses in the fall.

June 24, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

TUSD could use some stability in its leadership

The Tucson Unified School District has burned through five superintendents over the past 10 years. Administrative serial monogamy like this creates instability for the people it is intended to serve - children - and the constant state of flux erodes confidence in an organization of tremendou…

March 21, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

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.

July 28, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Mexican American Studies supporters off-base on plan to return texts

Throughout the year, supporters of TUSD's Mexican American Studies program have accused the district of book banning.

July 24, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Josh Brodesky: A Hicks interview with more burrito context

Ever since his debacle on "The Daily Show," Michael Hicks has said his comments were taken out of context.

April 08, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
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…

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