Mexican-American Studies Ban Unlikely To See Trial This Year
|09/30/2016||Posted by BusinessMediaguide.Com under General World News||
A trial to decide the legality of an Arizona law banning a Mexican-American studies curriculum from public schools has yet to receive a court date and probably won’t be heard until next year.
The delay marks a setback for the teachers and students of the prohibited classes, who view the Arizona state law as an unconstitutional and racially motivated attack on a curriculum credited by independent researchers with boosting student achievement in the majority-Hispanic Tucson Unified School District.
“We had hoped to get it to trial in October, but obviously that’s not going to happen,” Steven Reiss, one of the read more >>>