Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Fox News Latino: Arizona Official Considers Targeting Mexican American Studies in University

Posted By on Wed, Mar 28, 2012 at 9:33 AM

In the nature of journalism collaboration, here is the story done by Roque Planas, a young reporter from Fox News Latino who was just in Tucson to cover this event.

Why, you may wonder, would I post something from a News Corps. outlet on the Weekly? Well, TW's Mari Herreras was among Roque's main resources for backgrounding the his coming series. Contributor Julian Ybarra also spent nearly three days working with Planas as the camera guy.

Read on...
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Arizona Official Considers Targeting Mexican American Studies in University
By Roque Planas, Fox News Latino

An Arizona official who led the effort to suspend Mexican American studies from Tucson public schools is considering taking his fight to the state university system.

Arizona’s superintendent of schools, John Huppenthal, says Tucson’s suspended Mexican American studies curricula teaches students to resent Anglos, and that the university program that educated the public school teachers is to blame.

“I think that’s where this toxic thing starts from, the universities,” Arizona Superintendent of Schools John Huppenthal said in an interview with Fox News Latino.


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