Stepping up where the State Board of Education failed, some teachers across Texas are building lessons plans with a uniquely Mexican-American focus. The courses have been steadily gaining popularity in school districts across Texas, prompting a move that could finally force the state to throw its support behind the class.
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In a preliminary vote, the Texas State Board of Education voted Wednesday to ask for textbooks on Mexican-American Studies and other ethnic studies courses.
The Texas State Board of Education heard testimony Tuesday on a proposed high school elective in Mexican-American history.
On Tuesday the board of education held the first dramatic public hearing regarding new high school biology books.
Donna Campbell seemed genuinely baffled to learn that Texas students don’t already get creationism in class. (Or Intelligent Design, as it’s more fashionably known today. Or “Intellectual Design,” as Campbell called it this morning.)