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Tucson's Long Struggle For Equality In Schools

New York Times | Fernanda Santos | Posted 02.08.2013 | Latino Voices

TUCSON — Looking back at the school desegregation case he took as a young lawyer, Rubin Salter Jr. sees a pile of wasted money and squandered opport...

Let Us Now Praise What's Right With Arizona: Nationally Celebrated Tucson Educator Sean Arce

Jeff Biggers | Posted 04.18.2012 | Education
Jeff Biggers

In the footsteps of legendary Tucson Mayor Estevan Ochoa, who also fought against a hairbrained legislature to bring public education into Arizona, Arce has emerged as one of the most beloved leaders in the state today.

School District Axes Ethnic Studies Program

AP | Posted 01.11.2012 | Education

TUCSON, Ariz. -- A school district in Tucson voted to dismantle its ethnic studies program after more than $1 million of monthly state funding was to ...

AZ Ethnic Studies Showdown: As Teachers Heal Tucson, Will Extremist Officials Escalate Crisis This Week?

Jeff Biggers | Posted 08.07.2011 | Politics
Jeff Biggers

Soundly debunking the state's charges that the program teaches children to "overthrow the government" and promote ethnic chauvinism, university scholars and administrators explained the widely accepted approach of culturally relevant curriculum.