Independent Lens Closing the Achievement Gap in Tucson Schools
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Program: Independent Lens
Episode: Closing the Achievement Gap in Tucson Schools
As teachers in Tucson's Mexican American Studies Program, teachers Curtis Acosta and Jose Gonzalez successfully engaged students in the classroom, helping to close the achievement gap between white students and students of color. However, a group of lawmakers and politicians saw thing differently, and launched a campaign to end the program.• Visit the Closing the Achievement Gap in Tucson Schools webpage
Premiere Date: 05/17/2012
Episode Expires: Never
TV Rating: TV-PG
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