The folks at the Nonprofit Network have put out a documentary that is fully viewable online about the censorship and elimination of the Mexican American studies program at Tucson Unified School District. It gives a pretty good overview of the closing of the Mexican American studies program and documents some of the clashes with local law makers and community members. Check it out here:
For more information about Outlawing Shakespeare: The Battle for the Tucson Mind, click here.
And in related news, TUSD is undergoing hearings to determine how to desegregate its schools.