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Mexican American Studies Texas

Texas Schools May Charge $70 For Racist Textbook That Whitewashes History

The Huffington Post | Roque Planas | Posted 05.18.2016 | Latino Voices

When the Texas State Board of Education voted two years ago to create instructional materials for Mexican-American studies, educators and activists wa...

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Texas Declares May 1 'Mexican-American Studies Day' | 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...

Do Republicans Hate Latinos?

Tony_Diaz | Posted 09.08.2014 | Latino Voices

Will the GOP stand on the sidelines as Falcon9 and other Arizona Republicans waste millions more in taxpayer money and gut the educational system, all the while offending, alienating and oppressing the largest growing segment of voters in the nation?

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Why Mexican-American Studies Is 'Going To Spread Like Wildfire' In Texas | Roque Planas | Posted 04.11.2014 | Latino Voices

Texas took a step toward instituting ethnic studies courses in public schools across the state on Wednesday, with the State Board of Education voting ...

Why Mexican-American Studies Matter

The Huffington Post | Roque Planas | Posted 04.08.2014 | Latino Voices

The Texas State Board of Education will vote on Wednesday on whether or not to adopt an elective Mexican-American studies course for public high schoo...

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More Texas Educators Throw Support Behind Mexican-American Studies | 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. ...

State's OK Sought For Mexican-American Studies Classes

Texas Tribune | Rabeea Tahir | Posted 02.10.2014 | Latino Voices

Supporters of adding Mexican-American studies as an official Texas high school course say time is running out for the State Board of Education to appr...

Why Texas Needs Mexican-American Studies

Houston Chronicle | Tony Diaz | Posted 01.29.2014 | Latino Voices

On Friday, the Texas State Board of Education can vote to implement Mexican-American studies as a legitimate course option for every school district i...

10 Myths The Texas Board Of Education Uses To Kill Mexican American Studies

Free Press Houston | Tony Diaz | Posted 01.28.2014 | Latino Voices

Friday, January 31, 2014 the Texas State Board of Education (SBOE) can boldly lead Texas education into a multicultural, multimedia era and vote to im...

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Activist Finds Perfect Way To Protest Mexican-American Studies Ban | Roque Planas | Posted 01.23.2014 | Latino Voices

After two years of protesting the ban on a controversial Mexican-American studies program in Tucson, Ariz., public schools, writer-activist Tony Diaz ...

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Latino Activists Want Texas Schools To Address 'Institutionalized Racism' | Roque Planas | Posted 11.20.2013 | Latino Voices

Latino activists in Texas are demanding a public school curriculum that reflects the student body, calling on the State Board of Education to offer hi...

Latest Attack On Mexican American Studies

The Huffington Post | Posted 06.17.2013 | Latino Voices

Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R) vetoed $1.5 million in funding Friday that would have expanded the Center for Mexican-American Studies at the state’s flag...