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

Posted at 7:21 PM, Jul 17, 2017
and last updated 2017-07-17 22:21:09-04

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.