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In April, Buckley was inducted into the Mariachi Hall of Fame.

After more than 30 years of reporting on the mariachis of Tucson, Daniel Buckley has seen the traditional music revive a culture that was nearly forgotten and lift a population that was in danger of losing its voice. With his next film he hopes to share the story of how the mariachi movement saved Tucson. Read more» 1

MAS supporters chanted 'Shame on you' as the vote to suspend TUSD's ethnic studies program MAS supporters chanted 'Shame on you' as the vote to suspend TUSD's ethnic studies program was taken Jan. 10.

A documentary on the battle over Tucson Unified School District's Mexican-American Studies program will re-air at 11 p.m., Thursday on KUAT Channel 6. Read more»

TUSD Superintendent John Pedicone

Tucson Unified School District Superintendent John Pedicone said the Governing Board's decision to fire Mexican American Studies program director Sean Arce on Tuesday night was necessary for the program and district to move forward. Read more» 3

Today on Buckmaster - TUSD Superintendent John Pedicone, the Reporters' Roundtable with The Tucson Weekly's Mari Herreras and TucsonSentinel.com's Dylan Smith, and Culinary Cruiser Matt Russell. Read more»

U.S. Rep. Raúl Grijalva

U.S. Rep. Raúl Grijalva, D-Tucson, sent a letter Monday to federal education officials asking for an investigation into whether state law violates national standards in targeting TUSD's Mexican American Studies program. Read more» 5

New state schools chief John Huppenthal agrees with his predecessor, saying that TUSD's ethnic studies program is illegal. Read more»