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Scholars Find 400 New Errors in ‘Racist’ Textbook Revamp (Updated)

by | Thu, Mar 31, 2016 at 9:46 CST
Rallying scholars say the revised Mexican-American studies textbook, which describes Mexican Americans as dangerous and lazy, also introduces hundreds of new errors.
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Observatory Podcast No. 4: Living Undocumented

When the DACA Act was implemented, 24-year-old Victor Erives was able to legally live, work and attend school in the country he calls home. Now a Supreme Court ruling could jeopardize those same opportunities for millions of others.

When the DACA Act was implemented, 24-year-old Victor Erives was able to legally live, work and attend school in the country he calls home. Now a Supreme Court ...Read More

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We Are Writers, Too

I enrolled at Texas State hoping to find my voice as a Chicana writer. Instead, I was told to whitewash my work.

I enrolled at Texas State hoping to find my voice as a Chicana writer. Instead, I was told to whitewash my writing and tone down criticisms of my program....Read More

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Free Lunch

Forget about the governor’s slush funds. Texas’ biggest corporate welfare program is one you’ve probably never heard of — and it’s growing every year.

Texas' largest corporate welfare program lets school districts give away unlimited tax breaks — more than $7 billion so far — with only loose state oversigh...Read More

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