Arizona ruling hits Mexican-American studies program
Public schools in Tucson, Arizona, face millions of dollars in penalties after a ruling that the district's Mexican-American studies program violates state law.
"In the end, I made a decision based on the totality of the information and facts gathered during my investigation -- a decision that I felt was best for all students in the Tucson Unified School District," he said in a written statement.
- What are the different perspectives shared in this article about multicultural education? What perspectives may be missing?
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