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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

Buckmaster Show

Buckmaster: MAS backers confident law will be overturned

Today on Buckmaster - The Monday Political Face-Off with Bruce Ash and Paul Eckerstrom, then former TUSD Mexican American Studies teacher Curtis Acosta and attorney Richard Martinez.... Read more»

Ethnic studies vote delayed after raucous demonstration

The board of Tucson's largest school district opted to postpone a vote on changes to ethnic studies after police in riot gear cleared activists and media from a public meeting Tuesday night.... Read more»

Ethnic Studies debate video

Civil rights attorney Richard Martinez and Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne debated Tucson Unified School District's ethnic studies programs Tuesday. (with full video)... Read more»