The classes have been declared to be in violation of HB 2281. TUSD maintains they are in compliance with the law, but stand to lose 10% of funding if the state finds otherwise.
Kim Dominguez addressed a crowd of 50 people at a potluck sponsored by Derechos Humanos to discuss Ethnic Studies. Dominguez described her family, and her classroom experience as a student and as a graduate and roll model. She described the importance of the classes in her life and the values, support and love conveyed to students in the program. Educators say that students in the program outperform their peers on AIMS testing.