Tucson's Democratic leaders have adopted a new DADT policy for DREAMers in TUSD schools.It was exactly 4 years ago, on December 18th, 2010, that the DREAM Act failed in the US Senate after passing in the House. This bill would have provided a path for citizenship for undocumented youth who were … Continue reading →
There are many new huge developments in the ongoing battle against Mexican American Studies in Tucson from the Republican-led State of Arizona. Some of these include:The new "MAS-lite" classes, known as "Culturally Relevant Classes (CRC)" may be about to be banned by the state of Arizona before … Continue reading →
In a recent post-election interview, Noam Chomsky sums up the massive shift towards the right that both parties have taken, returning Democrats to their Dixiecrat precursors, which is especially true in Democrat-run TUSD school district which is still under a federal desegregation order after … Continue reading →
Recently the TUSD superintendent and school board passed an item that should have gone under the radar, something that coincided with the events in Ferguson and other places around the country, and that came back to become a major fiasco.At issue here is the issue of "Student Resource … Continue reading →
Three Sonorans note: Our comment section, which is mentioned in the third letter below, is unfiltered and not moderated and anyone can post, anonymously or those named Thucydides or Falcon9, but at least the dialogue is taking place even if we don't agree with or endorse something that is … Continue reading →
Historically, most change that has come on the civil rights front has only been found in the federal courts, from Brown v Board 60 years ago to the TUSD School Board v Brown students today.Please help Maya and Korina defeat Huppenthal and the state of Arizona so students in Tucson can learn … Continue reading →
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SuGFWyXnsnsAccording to the code of conduct that the TUSD board has established, its principals must:Maintain courteous and professional relationships with pupils, parents/guardians, other employees of the district and all patrons of the District.
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SsnWf5M_bRUMAS is back in TUSD according to an administrator.One MAS teacher says it is not back.Pueblo High School Principal Augustine Romero then scolds the former MAS teacher, responding "that is semantic bullshit. [MAS] is back... everything is back. … Continue reading →
Three Sonorans below makes the argument that the TUSD budget is a sinking iceberg, barely being held above water with Desegregation Dollars, but soon we will be under water. We use the district's own numbers to make the argument.The problem with local media is that they usually just post … Continue reading →
TUSD board president Adelita Grijalva was proud of the following news in the local daily about millions of dollars that John Huppenthal was awarding TUSD to further militarize public schools by increasing the number of Tucson Police present at the following schools.
The three-year grant from the … Continue reading →
Green and red are popular colors symbolizing the Christmas holiday season.A visit to the hardware store may even have a red and green light bulbs display for your home to set the Christmas mood.It is no wonder that the "Poinsettia" plant has come to symbolize the Christmas season with … Continue reading →
The truth will set you free... - John 8:32First of all, before we begin an exploration on the truth and fiction behind the image of La Virgen de Guadalupe, it is important to note that the history, whether true or false, is irrelevant at this point.Guadalupe is part of our culture now, … Continue reading →