News in Brief
Tucson Board Won't Join Ethnic-Studies Lawsuit
The school board of the Tucson, Ariz., Unified district decided against joining a federal lawsuit by teachers who are challenging the constitutionality of a new state law that bans courses that promote solidarity among a particular ethnic group. Instead, the school board plans to file an appeal with the state regarding a state determination that the district's courses in Mexican-American studies violate the new law.
Vol. 30, Issue 19, Page 5Published in Print: February 2, 2011, as Tucson Board Won't Join Ethnic-Studies Lawsuit