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Texas Declares May 1 'Mexican-American Studies Day'

HuffingtonPost.com | Roque Planas | Posted 05.07.2015 | Latino Voices

The Texas Legislature passed a resolution Friday morning declaring May 1, 2015, Mexican-American Studies Day. The move marks a symbolic victory for ed...

Texas Teachers Aren't Waiting for Permission

Tony_Diaz | Posted 10.08.2014 | Latino Voices
Tony_Diaz

Everything changes in a Texas minute. The same week in July that the Texas State Board of Education (SBOE) sabotaged Ethnic Studies textbooks-saying they would be too expensive, Governor Rick Perry pledged $144 million to send the National Guard to the Texas border.

Top 10 Chicano Films for M.A.S.

Tony_Diaz | Posted 08.17.2014 | Latino Voices
Tony_Diaz

We're fine-tuning the MAS Texas Took Kit to help any K-12 teacher to incorporate Mexican American Studies. This can range from implementing an entire curriculum to using one lesson plan for a particular unit or obvious time of year such as Hispanic Heritage Month.

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More Texas Educators Throw Support Behind Mexican-American Studies

HuffingtonPost.com | Roque Planas | Posted 04.04.2014 | Latino Voices

Educators across Texas are backing a proposal for the state to create a Mexican-American studies curriculum for the state's public high schools. ...

Ted Cruz Shut Down the Government, But We Won't Let the Tea Party Shut Down Mexican American Studies

Tony_Diaz | Posted 03.31.2014 | Latino Voices
Tony_Diaz

The far right can't erase our history. It can only push us to read our banned books in our underground libraries. We know our cause is fair and just. We know we are right, and we will win.