By Brooke Park, The Texas Tribune For high school senior Gabrielle Izu, Texas’ public school book bans feel personal.
Written by Texas Tribune on Mar 7 2022 - 11:59am
Written by Texas Tribune on Dec 31 2021 - 11:39am
By Allyson Waller, The Texas Tribune Hope Cozart was perplexed when she received a letter from her son Maddox’s school in April telling her he needed to cut his hair because it was too long. Even so, she obliged: She took Maddox to get a haircut, which consisted of shaved sides with a little more hair left at the top. Cozart would braid or plait her son’s hair to keep it out of his face.
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 9 2021 - 1:34pm
By Brian Lopez, The Texas Tribune Resistance is growing to Gov. Greg Abbott's May executive order that Texas schools can't require masks, with an advocacy group suing to block the order and two of the state's biggest districts indicating that they want to mandate masks anyway.