Posted on · Joe Campos Torres was a Mexican-American Vietnam War veteran who was beaten to death by Houston police officers in 1977.
Posted on · Johnny Mata, the groups’s presiding officer, says the course is a ‘major step forward’
Posted on · Schools around the state have been able to create their own Mexican-American studies classes, but there haven't been established curriculum standards.
Posted on · After years of debate, the State Board of Education voted preliminarily to create curriculum standards for a Mexican-American studies class. But thanks to the objections of one member, it'll now be called “Ethnic Studies: An Overview of Americans of Mexican Descent.”
Posted on · For Mexican Americans growing up in Greater Houston, baseball was more than just a sport. A new book of photographs chronicles their story. We hear from the authors and a former player.
Posted on · (Above: Lorenzo Cano, associate director of the University of Houston’s Center for Mexican American Studies. Photo: Abner Fletcher, Houston Public Media) Later this week (March 31-April 1, 2017), educators will meet for a conference on implementing Mexican-American studies in Texas public schools. HISD Superintendent Richard Carranza will speak on Friday (March 31). On Saturday (April […]
Posted on · The Texas Taxpayers and Research Association recently released a report exploring the creation and original purpose of the state's Economic Stabilization Fund, better known as the “rainy day fund." The report includes the history of the fund and analysis of how it has been used in the budget process over the past 30 years. On […]
Posted on · After months of protests from historians, teachers and lawmakers, the Texas State Board of Education this morning unanimously rejected a controversial Mexican-American studies textbook that would have been used in public schools
Posted on · Texas education officials took the first step to block a controversial book on Mexican American studies from reaching classrooms.
Posted on · They say it is inaccurate and portrays members of that community in an unjust way.
Posted on · Legendary medical doctor and social reformer who founded the American G. I. Forum.
Posted on · Supporters want 50 schools teaching Mexican American studies next fall.
Posted on · Supporters say course would give broader history lesson, engage students.