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Mexican-American Studies Ban Unlikely To See Trial This Year

A trial to decide the legality of an Arizona law banning a Mexican-American studies curriculum from public schools has yet to receive a court date and probably won’t be heard until next year. The delay marks a setback for the teachers and students of the prohibited classes, who view the Arizona state law as an unconstitutional and racially motivated attack on a curriculum credited by independent researchers with boosting student achievement in the majority-Hispanic Tucson Unified School District.
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