Federal Judge Blocks Effort To Ban Mexican-American Studies

Federal Judge Blocks Effort To Ban Mexican-American Studies

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Arizona prohibited from banning classes immigration critics oppose.

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A federal judge on Wednesday blocked the state of Arizona from enforcing a controversial law banning ethnic studies courses, bringing near a close a seven-year battle over teaching about Mexican-Americans in Tucson public schools. Wallace Tashima, a federal appeals court judge sitting in the district court in Arizona, said in his injunction that state legislators who…

BACKGROUND: PBS explores Arizona’s Ethnic Studies Ban

From March 4th, 2013 – PBS

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