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‘I Would Have to Drop Out’: 200 Texas Grad Students Walk Out to Protest GOP Tax Bill

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Students at UT-Austin Wednesday protested both proposed tax legislation and what they say are exploitative labor conditions.
David Arriaga checks on students in his Mexican-American studies class at Houston’s Stephen F. Austin High School in April. by

Another Strikeout for Mexican-American Studies in Texas

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

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Texas’ ‘Lunch Shaming’ Problem and the Fight to Fix It

“I personally believe that the hottest places in hell are reserved for those who harm our children,” said Representative Helen Giddings.

On a Wednesday morning in February 2016, Kelvin Holt, an Army veteran and then-substitute teacher, led a group of about 20 pre-kindergarten students into a Cent...Read More

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