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TUSD ousts MAS director in chaotic meeting

TUSD's Governing Board fired MAS director Sean Arce in a split vote Tuesday night, after chanting protesters delayed the decision. Despite impassioned pleas and a demonstration that saw supporters zip-tie themselves together, the board voted 3-2 to not renew his contract.... Read more»1

TUSD axes ethnic studies

TUSD's Governing Board eliminated its ethnic studies program Tuesday night in a 4 -1 vote following impassioned pleas from program supporters. Board member Adelita Grijalva was the dissenting vote.... Read more»12

New TUSD board member sworn in, Stegeman back as president

A new member of TUSD's Governing Board, Alexandre Sugiyama, was sworn in Tuesday night after his appointment to a vacant seat. The board elected Mark Stegeman as its president. Stegeman was ousted from that position in August because of the controversy over Ethnic Studies.... Read more»

New TUSD board member appointed: Alexandre Sugiyama

Dr. Alexandre Sugiyama has been appointed to the TUSD Governing Board, filling the seat left vacant when Judy Burns died in October.... Read more»1