For 10 years, I “smuggled” banned books across state lines to bring attention to crucial literature. This year, I won’t have to leave Texas for the fight.
A new book by Katie Worth shows how conservative ideologues and fossil fuel money have crept into public-school curricula across the nation.
Texas Professor Leonard N. Moore’s “Teaching Black History to White People” is a memoir, history lesson, and instructional manual.
I didn’t become a teacher for the paycheck. I did it to fight for marginalized students.
After 20 years, the state’s most lucrative corporate welfare program comes to an end.
Texas Educators Worry Bill Limiting the Teaching of Current Events and Historic Racism Would “Whitewash History”
Texas educators say they’re concerned they won’t be able to have open conversations about what’s happening in the world if the Texas Legislature approves a bill that restricts how teachers can discuss current events in the classroom.
‘I Felt Like They Were Demonizing My People’: Advocates and Families Point to Biases in Texas Curricula
In Allen ISD, a 9th grade student is pushing back against an anti-Palestinian lesson plan.
The Long, Winding Road that Led to the SBOE’s Decision for Texas Schools to Teach Abstinence-Plus Sex Education
For the first time in 23 years, the State Board of Education has updated the state’s health and sex education standards for middle schoolers. The board voted to expand what students learn about safe sex, but LGBTQ2+ issues and consent are still nowhere to be found.
Efforts to Save What’s Left of Mary Allen Seminary Reveal The Challenges of Preserving Black Placemaking in Texas
The Mary Allen Museum of African American History continues to race the clock to preserve what’s left of Texas’ first African American school for Black girls and women.
As schools reopen, some families face potentially life-threatening options.