Skip to comments.Tucson teachers fight to overturn ban on Mexican American classes
Posted on 01/21/2011 12:53:48 PM PST by moonshinner_09
Arizona is a state riddled with anti-government white militias, radio stations pumping out racist hate speech and politicians who wave guns as they denounce the oppressive rule of Washington. But Arizona's attorney general apparently believes the real threat to the stability of the US government is being fomented in a handful of high schools in a liberal corner of the desert state.
Tom Horne has declared classes in Mexican-American history and social studies in the city of Tucson illegal on the grounds that they are "propagandising and brainwashing" students into overthrowing the constitutional government and hating white people.
Horne has ordered schools to scrap the ethnic studies programmes under a law he wrote in his previous role as Arizona's education superintendent. He has not banned similar classes dealing with black or Native American history on the grounds that no one has complained about them.
Critics, including teachers of the classes he wants to scrap, accuse Horne of political opportunism by exploiting growing hostility to people of Hispanic origin in a state that recently passed controversial anti-immigrant legislation.
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Tucson teachers fight to overturn ban on Mexican American classes
This guy is obviously channeling Janet Napolitano...
Send them to Mesheeco to teach in Meshecan schools, then.
They can preach communism, aztlan, and all the other leftist alternate universe drivel as much as they like there.
These classes should also be scrapped as American students already as spending little enough time on American History, let alone teaching what is in many cases, thinly disclosed anti-American rhetoric replete with outright lies.
There is no ban on “Mexican American” classes, there is a ban on anti-American and racialist classes.
Did Sheriff Dipstick write this or are they just his source. Can the Euroweenie who wrote this produce ANY evidence of these things or do we just know that's the case because Arizona wants to enforce the border? And by the way, why should students have to be subjected to "Mexican American" studies?? Shouldn't they be learning math, science, reading, technology and those things that will help them compete in an increasingly competitive world? How would this idiot feel if kids had to take "WASP classes?" \
The Mexicans have too much pride. What is their to be proud of? Their academic performance stinks. Thier crime rate is astronomical. The boys join gangs and wind up in prison while the girls get pregnant and go on welfare. They need to spend more time studying math, reading, and English.
The UK is riddled with a bunch of toothless, drunk, morons who's bad breath spews anytime their government check is threatened.
See? I know everything there is to know about them since I watch Monty Python.
What do you expect from a Brit rag.
That pathetic little island with terrible weather, bad food, and warm beer hasn’t been worth anything since Mrs Thatcher was in power.
Besides, its filled with ungrateful INGRATES who would be speaking German right now if not for us.
Ya, nimrod...those LaRaza peeps and militiamen and skinheads and radio lunatics all came through your idea of “public education.”
My son is a semester away from graduating College.
Lately we’ve been discussing history a lot.
When I ask him questions about the civil war, presidents like Jefferson, or Teddy Rooselvelt etc he says they didn;’t teach that, Too busy teaching about G.Washington Carver and Martin Luther King etc.
Political correct B.S.
That lede makes the term “Tucson teachers” an oxymmoron.
Why in the h*ll we allow folks with a toy degree in “education” teach anything is beyond me.
Two semester courses on basic teaching techniques should prove sufficient for anyone with room temp IQ.
Beyond that, perhaps we might consider those majoring in math to teach math, those majoring in chemistry.....etc. etc.
A teaching degree is worth just about as much as Obama’s “birth certificate”.
Those who can do.
Those who can’t teach
The Enemies Within Our Education system
Education Unions (the N.E.A.), School Administrators and Yes - Even Some Teachers
LOL The guardian is apparently riddled with leftist kooks!
Without third-world nationals in their classes in some locales, teachers would have nearly no students. You’re seeing the decline of public education toward the defaults, folks. BTW, Susan B. Anthony preached all over the place in favor of public ed. She was also one of the romantic followers of Charles Fourier (some say the first communist).
Keyword added, I’ll ping it in a bit...