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[xmca] Horne pushing for ban to ethnics studies
In middle of an anti-immigrant environment because the BP1070 law in
Arizona, the state superintendent of public instruction, Tom Horne, is
pushing for ban studies on literature, government and history that show
the role of native american, mexican, asian and african-american
heritage on american history (in fact, the law was recently approved).
The district or charter schools that allowed these course would lose ten
percent of its state funds each month in spite of, according to Tucson
school district, students who take the courses perform better on state's
AIMS test that student who do not take the courses.
I believe in
cultural perspective of human and a nation could have a lot of
perspectives not just one, a official one. That is a big mistake of the
There is no only political implication on this topic but educational
too. Under a cross-cultural perspective this is a important case of
Nacaveva Morales Zepeda
Facultad de Ciencias de la Educación
Autónoma de Sinaloa
Culiacán Sinaloa Mexico
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