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In San Francisco and Los Angeles, Ethnic Studies on Its Way to Classrooms

In San Francisco and Los Angeles, Ethnic Studies on Its Way to Classrooms

by Julianne Hing on December 12 2014, 3:01PM

As an option for San Francisco students and a requirement for Los Angeles high schoolers.

Topics: /NOW, Schools & Youth

Cal State L.A. Students Push for Ethnic Studies Requirement

Cal State L.A. Students Push for Ethnic Studies Requirement

by Jamilah King on February 12 2014, 11:53AM

Another showdown is brewing over ethnic studies.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Arizona Ethnic Studies Ban Appealed

Arizona Ethnic Studies Ban Appealed

by Von Diaz on November 22 2013, 4:40PM

Parents and students appealing the ban argue it violates the First and 14th amendments and goes against teachers and education expert recommendations.

Topics: /NOW, Schools & Youth

Univ. of Wisconsin to Hmong-American Studies Classes

Univ. of Wisconsin to Hmong-American Studies Classes

by Julianne Hing on October 3 2013, 3:05PM

The local Hmong community advocated for the position for years.

Topics: /NOW, Schools & Youth

Tucson Freedom Summer, Or 5 Ways to Fight Back Against An Unjust Law

Tucson Freedom Summer, Or 5 Ways to Fight Back Against An Unjust Law

by Julianne Hing on July 11 2012, 10:17AM

Arizona’s ban on ethnic studies hasn’t stopped organizers and educators in Tucson from fighting back against the law. Here’s how they’re doing it.

Topics: Immigration, Schools & Youth

Texas GOP Adopts Platform to Oppose 'Critical Thinking' in Schools

Texas GOP Adopts Platform to Oppose ‘Critical Thinking’ in Schools

by Jorge Rivas on June 29 2012, 12:43PM

The Republican Party of Texas’ recently adopted 2012 platform contains a plank that opposes the teaching of “critical thinking skills” in schools.

Topics: /NOW, Schools & Youth

Tucson's Ousted Mexican-American Studies Director Speaks: The Fight's Not Over

Tucson’s Ousted Mexican-American Studies Director Speaks: The Fight’s Not Over

by Julianne Hing on April 27 2012, 10:00AM

Sean Arce may have been fired, but he’s not going to stop defending the Arizona ethnic studies program he says is actually reaching Latino students.

Topics: Schools & Youth

Official Who Banned Mexican-American Studies in Tucson Targets Colleges

Official Who Banned Mexican-American Studies in Tucson Targets Colleges

by Jorge Rivas on April 18 2012, 3:56PM

John Huppenthal, a state official who spearheaded the attack on the Tucson program appears to have a new target: Mexican-American studies at the college level.

Topics: /NOW, Politics, Schools & Youth

'The Daily Show' Takes on Tucson's Ban on Mexican-American Studies [Video]

‘The Daily Show’ Takes on Tucson’s Ban on Mexican-American Studies [Video]

by Jorge Rivas on April 3 2012, 1:36PM

The Daily Show’s Al Madrigal traveled to Arizona to interview a Tucson school board member who said he voted for the ban on Mexican-American studies program based on the powerful evidence of hearsay.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Today's Love Goes to Arizona's Banned Book Smugglers

Today’s Love Goes to Arizona’s Banned Book Smugglers

by Jorge Rivas on February 24 2012, 6:50PM

The Librotraficante Caravan is bringing contraband books—or “wet-books”—to Arizona.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Tucson Youth Group Hosts Their Own Chicano Studies Classes

Tucson Youth Group Hosts Their Own Chicano Studies Classes

by Jorge Rivas on February 2 2012, 4:20PM

Organizers from UNIDOS, a youth group that opposes the Mexican-American studies ban that went in to effect January 1st in Tucson, have started organizing their own ethnic studies classes.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW, Schools & Youth

Audit Finds that Tucson's Ethnic Studies Program is Legal

Audit Finds that Tucson’s Ethnic Studies Program is Legal

by Julianne Hing on June 21 2011, 10:16AM

Arizona state superintendent John Huppenthal is still pushing to strip schools of millions of dollars in funding for teaching courses that “promote ethnic solidarity.”

Topics: Schools & Youth

Tucson School Board to Debate Future of Ethnic Studies Tonight

Tucson School Board to Debate Future of Ethnic Studies Tonight

by Julianne Hing on May 3 2011, 4:16PM

HB 2281 is a state law which outlawed public school classes that advocated “the overthrow of the U.S.”

Topics: Schools & Youth

Dolores Huerta: Let's Violate Arizona's Ethnic Studies Ban

Dolores Huerta: Let’s Violate Arizona’s Ethnic Studies Ban

by Julianne Hing on January 18 2011, 12:14PM

The United Farm Workers co-founder urges Tucson’s educators to violate the controversial new law.

Topics: Immigration

Tucson Has 60 Days to Shut Down Ethnic Studies Classes

Tucson Has 60 Days to Shut Down Ethnic Studies Classes

by Julianne Hing on January 6 2011, 11:54AM

Get ready for a showdown between the district’s teachers and state school officials.

Topics: Schools & Youth

Arizona Teachers Sue to Protect Ethnic Studies

Arizona Teachers Sue to Protect Ethnic Studies

by Julianne Hing on October 19 2010, 12:47PM

Supporters hope a court injunction will keep classes going well past December.

Topics: Schools & Youth

Ethnic Studies is Broadening, Arizona Be Damned

by Daisy Hernandez on June 3 2010, 12:00PM

The academic field’s complex growth mirrors race relations today—which is at least part of why it scares Tom Horne so much.

Topics: Schools & Youth

Chicano Studies Teach “Ethnic Chauvinism,” Says AZ School Chief Tom Horne

by Julianne Hing on May 13 2010, 11:39AM

Arizona’s State School Superintendent Tom Horne took to the airwaves yesterday to defend HB 2281, the law that he wrote that bans ethnic studies classes in Arizona public schools. He and Georgetown sociology professor Michael Eric Dyson duked it out…

Topics: Immigration, Schools & Youth

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