John Huppenthal

The former state superintendent was in court Tuesday defending his efforts to shut down a program experts said boosted Hispanic students' achievement.
A judge will decide whether Republicans discriminated against Hispanic students by banning classes that focused on Latino culture.
In January, the outgoing state head of education, John Huppenthal, said the curriculum violated a 2010 ethnic studies law
Let us know whether you think this poem should be banned from schools in the comments. Under pressure from state education
I stand by it in the proper context. The Hispanics that have been enormously successful here in Arizona -- when you listen
Acosta said the Huppenthal's letter recalled the way state officials dismantled the Mexican-American studies program he and
Mayra Arce even resembles Esperanza, the protagonist in The House on Mango Street, one of the 80-plus books that were part of the Tucson Unified School District's K-12 Mexican-American studies curriculum before the program was dismantled under Arizona House Bill 2281. But Maya isn't the main character of a book. She's the main plaintiff in the lawsuit against Arizona.
Huppenthal’s reelection campaign hit a major roadblock this year when it was revealed in June that he had been leaving comments
Will the GOP stand on the sidelines as Falcon9 and other Arizona Republicans waste millions more in taxpayer money and gut the educational system, all the while offending, alienating and oppressing the largest growing segment of voters in the nation?
But blogger David Morales at Three Sonorans wants to remind you that Huppenthal has said reprehensible things publicly too
"The comments should not have been made and posted under any circumstance," said Glenn Hamer, the group's CEO and president
“Given the prior misuse of the approved texts in TUSD [Tucson Unified School District] classrooms, the Arizona Department
But further controversy erupted after books from the Tucson High Magnet School--part of TUSD-- were removed from the MAS
As the nation watches the Tucson Unified School District's spiral into disarray, hundreds of students have walked out of their Tucson schools today in a coordinated protest against the banishment of the district's acclaimed Mexican American Studies program.
"After taking Raza Studies in high school, I felt like it was my obligation to make sure to stay connected with the community and search for solutions in improving our local environment."
No other high school program in Arizona -- perhaps even the nation -- has gone through such scrutiny, investigation and media abuse and disinformation, as the Mexican-American Studies program in Tucson.
In a stunning breakdown of the Arizona's obsessive witch hunt, a motion filed by plaintiffs for the acclaimed Ethnic Studies/Mexican American Studies program delineates several areas of discrimination against Tucson's Latino community.
Have the extremist Arizona politicians and their Tea Party supporters gone too far in their witch hunt of the Ethnic Studies Program?