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Ruling: Ethnic studies ban unconstitutional, motivated by racial animus

Posted Aug 22, 2017, 6:44 pm

Judge: Law barring TUSD’s ethnic studies unconstitutional, motivated by racismRuling: 2010 Arizona statute violates violates 1st and 14th amendmentsA federal judge Tuesday found that a controversial 2010 Arizona law that targeted TUSD’s ethnic studies classes is unconstitutional, and “enacted and enforced with a discriminatory purpose” by state politicians, “motivated by a desire to advance a political agenda by capitalizing on race-based fears.”