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
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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