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Tusd Book Ban

Will Mexican American Studies Return to Tucson, Arizona?

Tucson Weekly | Mari Herreras | Posted 02.11.2013 | Latino Voices

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 Me...

Feds Open Civil Rights Cases on Tucson Schools Under Pedicone's Latino Crackdown: "Sheriff Arpaio of American Schools?"

Jeff Biggers | Posted 07.08.2012 | Education
Jeff Biggers

The U.S. Department of Education's Office of Civil Rights has opened investigations into possible violations of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act in Tucson. Not that TUSD has bothered to inform the district's taxpayers of the investigation.

Teaching Tucson: More National Groups Demand Release of Detained Books, As Teachers Adopt Banned Mexican American Studies

Jeff Biggers | Posted 08.16.2012 | Education
Jeff Biggers

Hundreds of schools launched a historic teach-in movement today to incorporate lesson plans from the banished Mexican American Studies program in Tucson in their own classrooms.