Arizona Republican Wants To Ban Ethnic Studies

A Tucson lawmaker and the state's schools chief are moving to make ethnic studies in the Tucson Unified School District illegal.

If a bill set for a hearing in the state Legislature next week is approved, the city's largest school district would be have to get rid of the ethnic-based programs in four of its high schools or the schools would risk losing 10 percent of their state funding each month.

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