AB331: The Move for an Ethnic Studies High School Graduation Requirement in CA Begins Again

AB 331 (Medina): The Move for an Ethnic Studies High School Graduation Requirement in CA Begins Again By Irene Sanchez On January 31, 2019, Assemblymember Jose Medina of Riverside, introduced legislation to make Ethnic Studies a graduation requirement in the State of California again. Medina is a former high school teacher and long time advocate… Continue reading AB331: The Move for an Ethnic Studies High School Graduation Requirement in CA Begins Again

Rubidoux Resist! Students, Parents/Community Members Attend School Board Meeting to Demand Justice

Rubidoux Resist! Students, Parents/Community Members Attend School Board Meeting to Demand Justice The Southwest Political Report By: Irene Sanchez On Tuesday February 21, 2017, students, parents and community members attended the Jurupa Unified School District Board Meeting to demand justice for racist remarks made by teachers following some students participating in a #daywithoutimmigrants on February… Continue reading Rubidoux Resist! Students, Parents/Community Members Attend School Board Meeting to Demand Justice

JUSD Threatens Students with Discipline, Parents with Fines if Walkouts Protesting Racist Comments by Teachers at Rubidoux High School Continues

JUSD Threatens Students  with Discipline, Parents with Fines if Walkouts Protesting Racist Comments by Teachers at Rubidoux High School Continues The Southwest Political Report By: Irene Sanchez On Thursday February 16, 2017  six teachers made racist comments on social media about Rubidoux High School students participating in a #daywithoutimmigrants These teachers are now on paid administrative leave as… Continue reading JUSD Threatens Students with Discipline, Parents with Fines if Walkouts Protesting Racist Comments by Teachers at Rubidoux High School Continues

Southern California School District Places Teachers on Leave for Calling Immigrant (Mexican) Students “Drunk” and “Lazy” for Participating in A Day Without Immigrants

Southern California School District Places Teachers on Leave for Calling Immigrant (Mexican) Students Drunk and Lazy on Day Without Immigrants The Southwest Political Report By: Irene Sanchez The Jurupa Unified School District in Southern CA is investigating social media posts made by at least six teachers that called students who participated in a Day without… Continue reading Southern California School District Places Teachers on Leave for Calling Immigrant (Mexican) Students “Drunk” and “Lazy” for Participating in A Day Without Immigrants