Former President George W. Bush has closed a three-day civil rights summit in Texas by saying education is the key for opportunity for poor and minority children.
While it has been 50 years since the Civil Rights Act was signed, the message has carried strong throughout the decades — but for some the oppression of the era is hard to fathom.
The Texas Board of Education has bypassed voting on a hotly debated proposal to create a statewide Mexican-Americans studies course as a high school elective.
Before basketball history was made Monday at AT&T Stadium, a very talented group of singers took to the court. The singers, who backed up country singer Darius Rucker, were all from Booker T. Washington High School in Dallas.
The Texas Board of Education is expected to vote on a hotly debated proposal that would create a Mexican-American studies course as a statewide high school elective.
In front of Eastern Hills High School in Fort Worth, as students head inside, a group of activists stand just steps away trying to teach and preach their message.
There is a big effort underway in the city of Dallas to get more young children into the classroom. It’s a push to up the enrollment in pre-k classes.
For the second time in a week a North Texas school claims to have been betrayed by valued employees. Tuesday two Garland administrators were accused of misusing visa and foreign teacher recruitment procedures.
Proponents say the move would give students a deeper understanding of their state, where Hispanics make up 51 percent of public school students and which was once part of Mexico.
The Texas Board of Education is considering adding a Mexican-American studies course as a statewide high school elective.
Texas says its public school enrollment surged by nearly 20 percent in a decade, enough to officially top 5 million as of the 2012-2013 academic year.
A former Plano School District security manager, who was hired to keep kids safe, stole millions from the district.