Acosta developed Mexican American Studies literature classes before the program was dismantled.
The director of TUSD’s multicultural curriculum department will take over Pueblo Magnet High School for the upcoming school year.
Amid allegations the Tucson Unified School District has discriminated against Latinos by attempting to limit their participation at public meetings, TUSD will develop protocol to determine when a larger meeting room is needed.
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.
The approval for use of seven books previously removed from Tucson Unified School District classrooms is raising red flags in the Arizona Department of Education.
If TUSD Governing Board Member Michael Hicks has his way, the public will have to wait until the end of meetings to address the board.
TUSD is delaying approval of its controversial culturally relevant government and history courses, but still plans to offer the classes to students in the fall.
Tucson Unified School District will offer culturally relevant literature classes in the fall to select high school juniors and seniors.
With fewer than six weeks before classes resume, the Tucson Unified School District is still hoping to offer culturally relevant courses in the fall.
The Tucson Unified School District is backing down from requiring freshmen to take a "culturally relevant" course in the fall.
Freshmen at three TUSD high schools may be required to take a "culturally relevant" course in the fall as part of the district's effort to retain students.
A state law targeting Mexican American Studies courses has been upheld by a federal judge.
A lawsuit filed against TUSD by an ex-teacher who spoke out against Mexican American Studies has been dismissed, with both sides agreeing to pay their own legal costs and no damages awarded.
College credit offered for ethnic-studies class
The TUSD Governing Board unanimously approved a plan formulated to bring racial balance to the district's schools Tuesday.
At TUSD's first public forum on its new proposed desegregation plan, most speakers used the opportunity to lobby for the return of Mexican American studies.
Hace 40 años, cuando era estudiante, aparecí en un canal local de televisión discutiendo la historia de Arizona en nombre del Distrito Escolar Unificado de Tucsón (Tucson Unified School District, TUSD).
In 1991, author and cultural historian Jeff Biggers returned to Tucson - the place he considers home - to reacquaint himself after having been away for several years.