In Texas' current climate, where Latinos comprise over half of all public school students, how one addresses this young, low-income demographic is more an issue of politics than mere data.
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Because of its sheer size, Texas has the ability to change the direction of the country. Despite the current Tea Party stranglehold and lackluster Democrats, that change is more and more likely to trend progressive.
In August, 60 years after the University of Texas admitted its first black student, the school welcomed the first freshman class in which white studen...
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