Tag Archives: Mexican-American studies
Monica Muñoz Martinez’s new book paints a brutally clear picture of the Rangers’ complicity in crimes against minorities.
The popular image of the elite law-enforcement organization known as the Texas Rangers has long been derived from television fantasies and historical myth. The ...Read More
Ultimately, the name change was a compromise in a long, hard-fought battle over whitewashed history.
After months of back-and-forth over a hyphen, ethnic labels and what it means to be American, the State Board of Education on Wednesday voted on a name for the ...Read More
After another proposed textbook bites the dust, some are questioning the State Board of Education’s commitment to Mexican-American Studies.
The Texas State Board of Education (SBOE) is no stranger to controversy. Its usual scandals involve questionable things the board or its members have done: plac...Read More
Rallying scholars say the revised Mexican-American studies textbook, which describes Mexican Americans as dangerous and lazy, also introduces hundreds of new errors.
Scholars say the revised Mexican-American studies textbook, which describes Mexican Americans as dangerous and lazy, also introduces hundreds of new errors....Read More
State Board of Education members suggest the book is a long shot for use, demand greater oversight of textbook adoption.
Hundreds rallied to protest a Mexican-American history textbook full of errors and offensive passages, and State Board of Education members suggested the book i...Read More
And they are not good: 'Willfully irresponsible, culturally chauvinist and discriminatory.'
The scholarly reviews are in on that ‘deeply offensive’ Mexican-American history textbook proposed for Texas schools — and they are not good....Read More
Scholars and advocates will gather in San Antonio Saturday to make sure Mexican-American studies 'isn't coopted or sabotaged' by a controversial textbook....Read More
Why aren’t we going past wanting to educate MexAm children to have ordinary pride in who they are and where they’ve come from?
Why aren’t we going past wanting to educate MexAm children, in their own neighborhoods, to have ordinary pride in who they are and where they’ve come from?...Read More
Textbook is first from former State Board of Education member’s publishing house.
SBOE alum Cynthia Dunbar, who once called public ed “tyrannical,” has a new Mexican-American studies textbook — light on the "Mexican-American" part....Read More