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  • The Association of Raza Educators (San Diego/Oakland), Teachers of Social Justice (TSJ) (Chicago), New York Collective of Radical Educators (NYCoRE) (New York City), Teacher Action Group, Education for Liberation Network (National), Teacher Activist Group (Boston), Rethinking Schools, and Metro Atlantans for Public Schools bring you the No History is Illegal!--Solidarity NATIONAL Teach-in Supporting Tucson Teachers/Students!!!!
    February 1, 2012  •  view
  • ORDER Ct-3. Doc. No. 119 re Hearing
    November 22, 2011  •  view order
  • MPI Ct. Doc. No. 110
    November 14, 2011  •  view MPI
  • Exhibit 5 NEA Report on Ethnic Studies 2011 Ct. Doc. No. 110-5
    November 14, 2011  •  view exhibit
  • Exhibit 4 US DOJ Determination 08-26-2011 Ct. Doc. No. 110-4
    November 14, 2011  •  view exhibit
  • Exhibit 3 Sean Arce Declaration Ct. Doc. No. 110-3
    November 14, 2011  •  view exhibit
  • Exhibit 2 Martinez Letter Ct. Doc. No. 110-2
    November 14, 2011  •  view exhibit
  • Exhibit 1 Kowal Order Ct. Doc No. 110-1
    November 14, 2011  •  view exhibit

Our legal team has been working very hard during the last couple of months.  These were filed on 10-18-2011.

  • Exhibit D Huppenthal - Buckmaster Transcript Ct. Doc. No. 92-4
    October 18, 2011  •  view exhibit
  • Exhibit C Photographs of Lynchings Ct. Doc. No. 92-3
    October 18, 2011  •  view exhibit
  • Exhibit B TUSD Post Unitary Plan Ct. Doc. No. 92-2
    October 18, 2011  •  view exhibit
  • Exhibit A Sean Arce Declaration Ct. Doc. No. 92-1
    October 18, 2011  •  view exhibit
  • PSOF Ct. Doc. No. 92
    October 18, 2011  •  view PSOF
  • Motion for Summary Judgment Ct. Doc. No. 91
    October 18, 2011  •  view motion

Information

  • Response in Opposition to MTD Ct. Doc. No. 89
    October 11, 2011  •  view response
  • Exhibit C Rusk Declaration & Exhibit (Photograph of Student Work) Ct. Doc. No. 89-3
    October 11, 2011  •  view exhibit
  • Exhibit B Rusk - Baldenegro E-Mail Ct. Doc. No. 89-2
    October 11, 2011  •  view exhibit
  • Exhibit A Arce Declaration Ct. Doc. No. 89-1
    October 11, 2011  •  view exhibit
  • Exhibit A to Motion to Dismiss Ct. Doc. No. 88-1
    September 19, 2011  •  view exhibit
  • Motion to Dismiss Ct Doc No 88
    September 19, 2011  •  view motion
  • ORDER Quashing Subpoenas
    August 3, 2011  •  view order
  • Huppenthal Response to Motion to Quash.
    August 2, 2011  •  view response
  • Response In Opposition To Motion To Dismiss CD No. 59
    August 1, 2011  •  view response
  • Motion to Quash
    July 29, 2011  •  view motion
  • Reply to Defendant's Response
    This is the Reply brief filed on behalf of the Acosta plaintiffs in the pending Motion for Summary Judgment.
    July 8, 2011  •  view reply
  • Motion to Dismiss CD No. 59
    June 27, 2011  •  view motion
  • Notice of Appeal - TUSD
    TUSD's Appeal to the State over Huppenthal's ruling.
    June 22, 2011  •  view notice of Appeal
  • Motion For Summary Judgement
    Judge Tashima grants motion to exceed page limitation on June 1st.  This has moved MSJ from logged motion to a filed motion.
    May 25, 2011  •  view summary...
  • John Huppenthal Statement of Finding
  • The Academic and Social Value of Ethnic Studies - A Research Review
    This study was released by the National Education Association regarding the efficacy and importance of Ethnic Studies curriculum.
    By Christine E. Sleeter  •  2011  •  view report
  • Cambium Audit
    Cambium found no evidence of violation of any of the prongs of HB2281 and even recommended that all the classes remain part of the core curriculum.  How does Superintendent Huppenthal find a violation?  He is lying and he needs to explain himself.
    May 2, 2011  •  view audit


Articles

  • “Huppenthal to avoid witness stand in TUSD hearing”
    AZCapitolTimes.com  •  August 26, 2011  •  By Gary Grado
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  • “Why Arizona's Ethnic Studies Crisis Should Matter to All Educators: Interview With Dr. Rudy Acuna”
    Huffpost Education  •  August 9, 2011  •  By Jeff Biggers
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  • “Arizona's Dirty Lessons: Is Tucson School District Dismantling Ethnic Studies to Appease Tea Party?”
    Huffpost Politics  •  August 8, 2011  •  By Jeff Biggers
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  • “RODOLFO ACUÑA on his banned book, 'Occupied America: A History of Chicanos'”
    Vimeo  •  July 27, 2011  •  By International Union, UAW
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  • “Controversial Arizona Law Deserves Scholars' Attention”
    The Chronicle  •  June 28, 2011  •  To the Editor
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  • “TUSD to appeal Huppenthal's decision on ethnic studies”
    Arizona Daily Star  •  June 23, 2011  •  By Alexis Huicochea
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  • “Audit Finds That Tucson's Ethnic Studies Program Is Legal'”
    Hyphen Asian America Unabridged  •  June 23, 2011  •  Originally posted at New America Media By Julianne Hing
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  • “Huppenthal steps right into Horne‚Äôs shoes”
    Examiner.com  •  June 21, 2011  •  By Jack Dunning
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  • “Faith Leaders: 'Ethnic Studies Program is a Valuable Educational Program'”
    Tucson Weekly - The Range  •  June 21, 2011  •  By Mari Herreras
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  • “Ethnic studies: TUSD to appeal state findings”
    KGUN 9 - On Your Side  •  June 17, 2011  •  By Tammy Vo
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  • “Did Arizona Education Chief Huppenthal Commit a Felony in Growing Ethnic Studies Scandal?”
    Huffpost Politics  •  June 17, 2011  •  By Jeff Biggers
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  • “Arizona's Next Scandal? Tea Party State Official Says Ethnic Studies Violates Ban”
    Huffpost Politics  •  June 16, 2011  •  By Jeff Biggers
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  • “AZ Ethnic Studies Showdown: As Teachers Heal Tucson, Will Extremist Officials Escalate Crisis This Week?”
    Huffpost Politics  •  June 7, 2011  •  By Jeff Biggers
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  • David Safier Blog response to Stegeman Op-Ed
    “Stegeman partly gets it, mostly doesn't in op ed”
    Blog For Arizona  •  May 27, 2011  •  By David Safier
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  • Stegeman Op-Ed opposing Ethnic Studies
    “Both sides must listen, share views in ethnic studies debate”
    Arizona Daily Star  •  May 27, 2011  •  By Mark Stegeman
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  • Stegeman and Hicks take on Critical Race Theory and Critical Pedegogy
    Tucsonans United For Sound Districts (TU4SD)  •  April 2011
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Events

  • Screening of Precious Knowledge with filmmaker Eren Isabel McGinnis
    October 26, 2011  •  Claremont, CA  •  For full details view event listing.
  • Screening of Precious Knowledge
    October 19, 2011  •  Santa Barbara, CA  •  For full details view event listing.
  • Screening of Precious Knowledge with filmmaker Eren Isabel McGinnis and Tucson High School teacher Curtis Acosta
    October 19, 2011  •  Portland, OR  •  For full details view event listing.


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