Timeline of TUSD's response to A.R.S. 15-112

The state's decision to require the district to discontinue Mexican American Studies

June 6, 2011 - State Superintendent of Education John Huppenthal finds that TUSD's Mexican American Studies is not in compliance with A.R.S. 15-112.

June 22, 2011 - TUSD files an appeal of State Superintendent of Education John Huppenthal's determination that TUSD is not in compliance with A.R.S. 15-112.The district's legal representatives request an administrative hearing at the earliest possible date. Notice of Appeal and Request for Hearing (in PDF)

Jan. 6, 2012 - State Superintendent of Education John Huppenthal comes to a decision on the appeal, affirming the original determination of violation. Decision of Jan. 6, 2012 (in PDF)

Jan. 10, 2012 - TUSD Governing Board passes a resolution on Mexican American Studies. Governing Board Resolution (in PDF)

Jan. 17, 2012 - TUSD responds to false rumors of book-banning in regards to actions taken in response to the desicion of Jan. 6, 2012. Letter from Dr. Pedicone | Press Release

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