mexican american studies tucson

But under pressure from state officials, the school board dismantled the program in January 2012. The hip host artist offered
“I think that what was going on in those classrooms was just offensive,” John Huppenthal, the former head of the Arizona
I stand by it in the proper context. The Hispanics that have been enormously successful here in Arizona -- when you listen
Former students of the classes are challenging the law in court. A federal judge largely upheld the law last year, but the
Horne -- whose reelection campaign for attorney general was plagued by a campaign finance investigation, rumors of an extra
Much has been written about the demise of Mexican-American Studies in Tucson. News reports, locally and nationally, documented
Huppenthal took over as head of Arizona's Education Department in 2011, after Horne went on to become elected as the state’s
“I think it’s even more tragic than SB 1070,” Longoria said, referring to Arizona’s controversial state legislation cracking
Meanwhile, administrators at Tucson Unified School District have struggled to implement a replacement for the Mexican American
The Mexican-American studies were born out of a federal desegregation case regarding equal education to all students. In