Arizona Mexican-American program gets new leader, name, focus
from Arizona Daily Star
Tucson, Arizona's largest school district has revamped its controversial Mexican-American Studies department, giving it a new name and a new focus. And the department, now known as Mexican American Student Services, has a new person in charge - Maria Figueroa. Figueroa, a long-time principal and teacher with a passion for reading and bilingual education, likes to describe herself as a "problem solver, not a problem maker."
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