Culturally Relevant Courses

The Department of Culturally Responsive Pedagogy and Instruction offers Culturally Relevant Curriculum/Courses (CRC) at all Tucson Unified high schools and all middle schools.
CRC offerings include literature and social studies courses from a Mexican American and African American perspective. The impact of this educational approach is measurable through increased student engagement, achievement, improved graduation rates, lower absenteeism, and matriculation to college.
CRC are:

  • Academically Rigorous
  • Transformative
  • Empowering
  • Engaging
  • Validating and Affirming
  • Student-Centered
  • Liberating
  • Research-Based
  • Diverse
  • Multidimensional

Course Brochure (in PDF)

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Tucson Unified School District's Culturally Relevant African American & Mexican American courses are open to all students, regardless of race or ethnicity.
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