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Petitioning Member, Tucson Unified School Board Alexandre Borges Sugiyama, Ph.D and 5 others

Tucson School Board: Don't lock up knowledge, return books to students now!


This month the Tucson Unified School District (TUSD) succumbed to was demonstrably closing the achievement gap for students in Tuscon. 

Last week, the books we used in these classes were rounded up and placed in a "said “I suspect that TUSD is using many books which were never legally approved... we have to track those books down and either remove them or go through proper curriculum approvals.” 

A list of already "banned" or boxed-up books includes:

   “Occupied America: A History of Chicanos"
   “Critical Race Theory,” 
    Shakespeare’s “The Tempest” 
   “Chicano!: the History of the Mexican American Civil Rights Movement.”

The school board is brave students are pushing forward with a lawsuit to fight for their rights. Please support their fight against boxing off knowledge and sign the petition demanding the immediate return of these books.

This petition was delivered to:
  • Member, Tucson Unified School Board
    Alexandre Borges Sugiyama, Ph.D
  • Tuscon Unified School Board
  • President, Tucson Unified School Board
    Dr. Mark Stegeman
  • Clerk, Tucson Unified School Board
    Michael Hicks
  • Member, Tucson Unified School Board
    Miguel Cuevas
  • Member, Tucson Unified School Board
    Adelita S. Grijalva

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