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5 Things You Should Know About Arizona's Ethnic Studies Program Battle

Tucson public school officials banned a Mexican-American studies curricula for alleged anti-American sentiment. Here are some key facts about the bill that made it possible.

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STUDY: Police Body Cameras in Danger of Being Used as 'Instruments of Injustice'

The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights examined body-worn camera policies in 50 municipalities. It was not impressed.

Arizona School Chief's Takes Parting Shot at Tucson's 'Culturally Relevant' Classes

One last attack from the state schools chief who’s made fighting Tucson’s ethnic studies curriculum a personal project.

Freire Back in Tucson Classrooms? School Board Lifts Book Ban

Teachers will have the option to bring back seven books which were removed from Tucson classrooms in 2012.

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

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.

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

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.

Official Who Banned Mexican-American Studies in Tucson Targets Colleges

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.

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

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.

Tucson School Board to Debate Future of Ethnic Studies Tonight

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