Written by Texas Tribune on Oct 29 2021 - 12:35pm
By Brian Lopez, The Texas Tribune A Republican state lawmaker has launched an investigation into Texas school districts over the type of books they have, particularly if they pertain to race or sexuality or "make students feel discomfort."
Written by Texas Tribune on Aug 24 2021 - 1:09pm
By Isabella Zou, The Texas Tribune As a child in her San Antonio fourth grade classroom, Alejandra Lopez learned about the Battle of Alamo the way most Texas students do: The Anglo fighters were valiant heroes against the Mexican enemy, led by Gen. Antonio López de Santa Anna. “I remember thinking, ‘Oh no, I have the same last name as the bad guy, as the villain in this story,’” she said. “That is really messed up, to carry that as a fourth grader.”
Written by Texas Tribune on Jul 6 2021 - 12:28pm
By Abby Livingston and Isabella Zou, The Texas Tribune A promotional event for a book examining the role slavery played leading up to the Battle of the Alamo that was scheduled at the Bullock Texas State History Museum on July 1 was abruptly canceled three and a half hours before it was scheduled to begin.