State officials continue to battle against law targeting Mexican-American studies program

TUCSON (KGUN9-TV) - State officials are back in Federal Court this week continuing the legal battle against a 2010 law targeting ethnic studies in public schools.

Tucson Unified School District's Mexican-American studies program was shut down and as a result starting student protests.

Some TUSD students say the law was discriminatory. 

Arizona attorneys argue that the program created a racial divide.

Former Arizona schools chief Tom Horne is scheduled to testify tomorrow in the case against the law.

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