Gabriel Matthew Schivone is a Tucson native, alumni and current resident of Tucson Unified School District (TUSD). He has a column in the “Latino Voices” section of Huffington Post.
While unable to address the specific ban on the Mexican-American Studies program—which hinges on a federal court ruling with regard to Arizona’s ethnic studies law—Judge Bury acknowledged the program’s value.
This summer, while a college in one of Israel’s largest US-funded colonies illegally built on Palestinian lands was upgraded to the status of public university, Arizona celebrated the 150th anniversary of its own territorial land-grant university.
An Arizona student asks Caterpillar shareholders to require the company to “conform more fully with international human rights and humanitarian standards."
Tucson’s high-profile battle over censorship in its largest school district didn’t begin with the now-infamous AZ ban on Mexican-American Studies (MAS).