Arizona Bans ‘Ethnic Studies’

May 12, 2010  |  

(Politico.com) — Arizona GOP Gov. Jan Brewer has signed a law banning the state’s schools from teaching ethnic studies classes. Brewer signed the bill Tuesday that targets Chicano studies programs currently being taught in Tucson schools. Proponents of the bill argue that the classes are designed only for students of a particular race and promote ethnic solidarity over community integration.

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