Independent Lens

Precious Knowledge: The Case Against Ethnic Studies

Clip: Season 13 Episode 23 | 2m 58s

In this excerpt from the Independent Lens documentary, Precious Knowledge, Arizona State Superintendent of Public Instruction, Tom Horne, holds a press conference calling for the end of the Mexican American Studies Program. He believes ethnic studies emphasize ethnic solidarity, rather than assimilation with American ideas, and should be abolished.

Aired: 05/17/12

Rating: TV-PG

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