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$14 million

January 10, 2012

The amount of state funding that the Tucson Unified School District could lose if it doesn't revamp or end its controversial Mexican-American studies classes. A new state law bans classes that promote the overthrow of the government, encourage resentment toward a race or class of people, are designed solely for students of a certain ethnic background and advocate ethnic solidarity.

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