Ethnic Studies forum in Tucson

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TUCSON, Ariz. -- A meeting was held Wednesday night with the intention of educating the public on Ethnic Studies.

Ethnic study support groups say they're upset with how they've been portrayed in the media and by the district since the student takeover of a TUSD board meeting.

So, they held a forum to talk about what they do.

"There's a lot of pervasive myths out there in the public, and I think its good to get out in the community and really build bridges of understanding," said Ethnic Studies teacher Sean Acre.

Groups Lulac Unidos and save Ethnic Studies teamed up to talk about TUSD's Mexican-American Studies program.