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Inferring "ethnic chauvinism," racial resentment, and ethnic solidarity, Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer signed a bill on May 11 placing restrictions on the teaching of ethnic studies.
State senators approved legislation aimed at the ethnic studies program in Tucson Unified School District — but not before beating back two amendments they insisted confused the issue.
As Arizona's population grows and changes, the ethnic diversity of teachers across the state isn't matching the demographics in their classrooms. And while many experts see this as an old problem being exacerbated by population growth, some districts are starting new efforts to attract a more diverse pool to the state.
ON THE SAME PAGE: Teacher Socorro Tapetillo helps Jonathan Gonzalez during class Friday at Galveston Elementary School in Chandler. Tapetillo says her background helps her connect with her students, many of whom come from Spanish-speaking families.
SAN FRANCISCO - A singer croons in Farsi while musicians strum their instruments before an audience of families gathered in a park for an Iranian holiday feast. A banner looms over the crowd wishing them all a happy Norooz — the Persian New Year — from Lufthansa, the German airline.
FLOWERS: MoneyGram Street Team members hand out gifts as part of MoneyGram’s International Women’s Day campaign in New York.
SAN FRANCISCO - "Black general takes charge in New Orleans." "Undocumented won't be allowed to receive help from FEMA." "1,700 Koreans in New Orleans yet to be located."
The ethnic studies ban that went into effect Jan. 1 brings a continuing dark cloud over the teaching of history. While projections show the U.S. population will become much less white as time progresses, history slants toward the white version.
A major school district in Tucson is violating a new state law by continuing an ethnic studies program designed primarily for Hispanics, outgoing Arizona schools chief Tom Horne said Monday.
An award-winning African American professor of English, I have taught African American literature and cultural studies for more than 25 years at predominantly white universities. Despite having earned degrees from reputable institutions and having mastered Shakespeare, Faulkner, Dickinson, Milton, Chaucer and the rest, I didn’t realize the power of literary studies until I read African American poet and playwright Ntozake Shange.
Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer signed a bill targeting a school district's ethnic studies program on Tuesday, hours after a report by United Nations human rights experts condemned the measure.
KIRKUK, Iraq - Minutes after a suicide bomber killed 25 people, hundreds of angry Kurds stormed the headquarters of an ethnic Turkish group in this northern Iraqi city and torched the building and nearby parked cars.
Women and a girl pass through the shells of several cars burned down by Kurdish protesters during a recent attack on the headquarters of the Iraqi Turkoman Front, an umbrella organization defending the rights of Turkomen, in the disputed city of Kirkuk in northern Iraq on Saturday, Aug. 9, 2008.
KUQA, China - Donkeys pulled melon-laden carts through the streets and women sold bowls of yogurt Monday in the market of this mostly Muslim city in a remote corner of China, the day after militant bombings left a dozen people dead.
A class of elementary schoolchildren each stood on one foot underneath palm trees in the courtyard of the Mission Montessori Academy, slowly waving their arms up and down.
May 10, 2005
Arizona Ethnic Studies Network, founded by educators from across the state, will gather at the State Capitol on Wednesday to protest the decision by a Tucson school district that prohibits the teaching of dozens of books used in the now banned Mexican American studies program.
Ahwatukee Foothills resident and playwright James E. Garcia delivered a statement during the AZ Centennial celebration at the State Capitol asking the Legislature to repeal HB 2281, which led to the shutdown of the Mexican American Studies program in the Tucson Unified School District last month.