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Vocalo Feature: Inside the Arizona Ethnic Studies Battle (Audio)

Thursday, June 09, 2011 By Sarah E Lu, Vocalo | name.
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Vocalo Feature Inside the Arizona Ethnic Studies Battle Audio

Students listen during Curtis Acosta's Latino literature class at Tucson High Magnet School in Tucson, Arizona, on January 4, 2011. (Photo: Jill Torrance / The New York Times)

Here's Elisa Meza (with U.N.I.D.O.S) and Mike Ludwig (who's been covering the ethnic studies debate in Arizona for Truth-out.org) on the battle to preserve Mexican American Studies in Tucson public schools, how the ethnic studies debate tends to get misrepresented, and why that's wrong.

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For the latest on the fight to preserve Mexican American Studies in Tucson public schools, Elisa recommends the Three Sonorans blog.

Sarah E Lu

Sarah E. Lu likes to hear stories and tell stories and have adventures. She's climbed some big rocks, biked so far you wouldn't believe it, and hugged a real-live panda. According to her, nothing compares to working with :Vocalo, which is an exploratory journey into uncharted radio territory. She produces content in collaboration with Vocalo's community partners, including By the Way with EXTRA News, and segments you can hear weekdays at 12p.

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Vocalo Feature: Inside the Arizona Ethnic Studies Battle (Audio)

Thursday, June 09, 2011 By Sarah E Lu, Vocalo | name.
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Vocalo Feature Inside the Arizona Ethnic Studies Battle Audio

Students listen during Curtis Acosta's Latino literature class at Tucson High Magnet School in Tucson, Arizona, on January 4, 2011. (Photo: Jill Torrance / The New York Times)

Here's Elisa Meza (with U.N.I.D.O.S) and Mike Ludwig (who's been covering the ethnic studies debate in Arizona for Truth-out.org) on the battle to preserve Mexican American Studies in Tucson public schools, how the ethnic studies debate tends to get misrepresented, and why that's wrong.

Press play to listen:

Press play to listen:

 

For the latest on the fight to preserve Mexican American Studies in Tucson public schools, Elisa recommends the Three Sonorans blog.

Sarah E Lu

Sarah E. Lu likes to hear stories and tell stories and have adventures. She's climbed some big rocks, biked so far you wouldn't believe it, and hugged a real-live panda. According to her, nothing compares to working with :Vocalo, which is an exploratory journey into uncharted radio territory. She produces content in collaboration with Vocalo's community partners, including By the Way with EXTRA News, and segments you can hear weekdays at 12p.