Education vs. Fear 

A lawsuit filed by 11 TUSD teachers seeks to keep ethnic-studies classes alive

Students who've taken classes from teachers like Alexandro Escamilla, from Wakefield Middle School, go to school more often, see an increase in reading levels, usually go on to college and outperform peers on the AIMS test.

Xavier Gallegos

Students who've taken classes from teachers like Alexandro Escamilla, from Wakefield Middle School, go to school more often, see an increase in reading levels, usually go on to college and outperform peers on the AIMS test.

Augustín Romero could pack up his family and leave Arizona, and start over somewhere far from Tom Horne and Jan Brewer—but that would mean giving up on an education program that Romero passionately describes using words like "love," "hope" and "purpose." The…

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