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Tucson Board Won’t Join Ethnic-Studies Lawsuit

By Mary Ann Zehr — February 01, 2011 1 min read

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.

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A version of this article appeared in the February 02, 2011 edition of Education Week as Tucson Board Won’t Join Ethnic-Studies Lawsuit

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