Last night’s TUSD meeting ended up being chaotic.
Here is video from the Three Sonorans where you will hear chants from the crowd as Mexican-Americans and Chicanos chant for “our education” amidst the Arizona negative climate against Latinos.
Tempers fly last night as indicated in the story below.
After TUSD vote: smoke bombs, water balloons, passion
Board votes to let Mexican-American studies director go, crowds outside outraged
TUCSON (KGUN9-TV) – Tensions rose as the Tucson Unified School District board drew closer to its Tuesday late night vote on whether to oust the Mexican-American studies director. At one point, the meeting was recessed because the crowd of dozens of MAS program supporters waved signs, handcuffed themselves to each other and chanted inside the board room. The same happened outside, but with several hundred people and smoke bombs and water balloons in the mix. …. Meanwhile, as a result of the meeting, Arce will soon be left without a job. FULL STORY HERE.