Politics

Your district’s State Board of Education seat is on the ballot. Here’s why you should care

Posted on · Across Texas, there are 15 single-member State Board of Education districts, and every seat is on the ballot this election. The SBOE makes important decisions about things like public school curriculum and what textbooks are used.

Politics

Here’s What You Need To Know About A Texas Bill That Aims To Ban Critical Race Theory

Posted on · At the beginning of next month, more than 650 new state laws take effect. Leading up to Sept. 1, public radio reporters from across Texas are explaining some of the most high profile and consequential of those laws. Today: HB 3979, which targets teaching critical race theory in schools.

Education

The Texas Legislature Has Targeted Critical Race Theory, But Is It Being Taught In Public Schools?

Posted on · Cracking down on Critical Race Theory is on Gov. Greg Abbott's agenda for the Texas legislative special session that began this week. But Texas educators say they don't teach it, and experts say most people — including critics — don’t even know what is.