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Mexican-american Studies

Steller: TUSD should put MAS conflict to rest

Steller: TUSD should put MAS conflict to rest

Student achievement, new program are what matter most, not settling old scores.

November 15, 2014 9:00 pm Related Loading…

TUSD's culturally relevant classes get unofficial positive marks from state

TUSD’s culturally relevant courses received a mostly positive review after the Arizona Department of Education popped into classrooms at two campuses unannounced last week — a dramatic turnaround from the department’s evaluation of the old Mexican American Studies program.

October 12, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

TUSD culture classes irk state

Tucson Unified School District's new culturally relevant literature courses may be in violation of state law.

July 12, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Civil-rights complaint vs. TUSD settled

A civil-rights complaint regarding TUSD's treatment of Latinos has been resolved through a voluntary agreement with the district.

May 10, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Judge orders TUSD to teach about culture

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

February 07, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Vieja orden federal revive a los estudios chicanos en el TUSD

Vieja orden federal revive a los estudios chicanos en el TUSD

El Distrito Escolar Unificado de Tucsón (TUSD) se vio forzado a cerrar su programa de Estudios Mexicoamericanos este año luego de que el superintendente de Instrucción Pública de Arizona, John Huppenthal, amenazara con negarle millones de dólares de ayuda estatal. Huppenthal dijo que el prog…

December 05, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Desde Tucsón: La defensa de los estudios chicanos al estilo americano

En este verano de descontento, aún les quedan esperanzas a los defensores de los Estudios Mexicoamericanos, los cuales fueron prohibidos en el Tucson Unified School District.

August 16, 2012 2:00 amLoading…

La truculenta propuesta de los libros de MAS

El asunto de los Estudios Mexicoamericanos (MAS, en inglés) del TUSD ha escalado a tal punto que las juntas de los directivos regularmente comprenden protestas y un aumento en seguridad. El desmantelamiento de este programa ha sido sujeto a la atención y a la ridiculización nacional.

August 02, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

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