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.
Tuesday’s announcement by Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction Diane Douglas, a Republican, came after her predecessor
If I love and respect you, You are my other me. The incoming head of Arizona’s education department, Diane Douglas, also
I don't know that I would say I stand by that comment, because you're then going to try to attribute that to the negative
“Hip Hop is defined as the artistic response to oppression,” KRS-One's essay reads. Huppenthal says the essay violates the
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.
Phoenix independent Luis Cardenas Camacho told the Arizona Republic that the comments had influenced his decision to vote
A federal judge largely upheld the law used to prohibit the classes last year, but former students of the courses have appealed
"The comments should not have been made and posted under any circumstance," said Glenn Hamer, the group's CEO and president
The Arizona legislature passed legislation in 2010 aimed at shutting down the courses, after conservatives led by then-Superintendent
It's cargo: books that were allegedly banned from the Tucson Unified School District (TUSD). The event, called 'Librotraficante
Tucson School Walk Outs Grow: Protest School District's Folly and Mexican American Studies Banishment
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.
Arizona 2012: New Leaders With Ethnic Studies Caravan Will Move On and Flourish, Barking Dogs Will Fade
"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.
AZ School Chief Compares Mexican-American Studies to Hitler Jugend (As He Endorses White Supremacist-Backed Candidate)
Have the extremist Arizona politicians and their Tea Party supporters gone too far in their witch hunt of the Ethnic Studies Program?