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Will Mexican American Studies Return to Tucson, Arizona?

02/11/2013 09:38 am ET

As reported last week, U.S. District Court Judge David S. Bury issued a decision in the almost 40-year-old desegregation lawsuit filed on behalf of Mexican-American and African-American students in the Tucson Unified School District.

According to a press release sent by the Mexican American Legal Defense and Education Fund (MALDEF), while the court denied state Attorney General Tom Horne's objections to any return of Mexican-American studies classes (MAS) it also "believes that Arizona’s role in the case may be concluding and has requested that Arizona Attorney General Thomas Horne demonstrate why the state’s participation in the case should not be ended now."

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