Departments of Justice and Education Reach Settlement with Arizona Department of Education to Ensure That Potential ELL Students Are Properly Identified
WASHINGTON – The Department of Justice’s Civil Rights Division and the Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights today entered into a settlement agreement with the Arizona Department of Education (ADE) to ensure that Arizona’s English Language Learner (ELL) students receive the educational services that they need. The agreement requires ADE to revoke its one-question Home Language Survey (HLS), which failed to identify and serve all eligible ELL students, and reinstate its three-question HLS so that all potential ELLs are identified for assessment and service.
Professor Debbie Reese decided to look at TUSD’s new language arts curriculum (in TUSD, “arts” means everyone uses the same color and brush to draw the same picture of reality) and she finds some contradictions and raises some interesting questions:» Read more
The true story of wetbook smugglers bringing banned books into Tucson… they are known as Librotraficantes.
My son had the honor of receiving the first smuggled book, and now he’s hooked on the hard stuff, but he enjoys paperbacks as well.» Read more
World War II changed everything in this nation.
Mexican American soldiers fought heroically for the United States:
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Proportionately, Mexican Americans surpass all other ethnic groups with respect to the number of Congressional Medals of Honor earned for valor in combat.