Tucson Unified School District
Arizona Republicans accused teachers of stoking racial discord. But the law they passed in response may violate the Constitution.
Despite the wide use of Latino literature in Tucson classrooms prior to the suspension of Mexican American Studies, the school
“I think it’s even more tragic than SB 1070,” Longoria said, referring to Arizona’s controversial state legislation cracking
But the new courses don’t seem very similar to the old ones. Rather than focusing on Mexican American history, literature
While the long journey for equality in Tucson's schools has taken a leap forward, questions still abound over what the judicial decision means for the indisputably successful Mexican American Studies curriculum.
2013 will be the year the Mexican American Studies program returns to Tucson for good, as long as the federal courts continue to bring some sanity back to students in Arizona.
With Historic Desegregation Plan, Will Tucson Reinstate Mexican American Studies? Interview With Co-Founder Sean Arce
The next three days in Tucson could set the stage for one of the most important education revivals in the nation.
Few school districts in the country have received the level of national attention like Tucson's Unified School District over the past two years. Not the kind of national attention, though, sought by educators and school boards.
Literary scholar Francisco A. Lomelí singled out Suarez for his "groundbreaking, even daring" stories, which captured the complexity of life in Tucson's historic barrios.
Riley wrote an essay on dissertations by black studies scholars the Chronicle has profile earlier. Based primarily on their