A textbook on Mexican-American history that some scholars and activists say is poorly written and contains "racist" passages is on a list of proposed books for use in Texas public schools. The book, called "Mexican American Heritage" is on the list of proposed textbooks that the Texas State Board of Education is considering to use as part of instructional materials for the newly created Mexican-American studies class.
The people who go through Reyna Montoya's workshops are as young as 7 years old and all have one thing in common: someone in their family was deported or is in deportation proceedings. They have a tough time coping with anxiety and uncertainty, but Montoya, 27, has found a way to help them process those feelings. Through a community organization she founded called Aliento, she teaches participants to use art as a form of healing.
A national Phi Delta Kappa/Gallup poll found that most parents don’t have a clear understanding of what charter schools are or how they operate.Half of the poll respondents said they thought charters were not public schools. Forty-eight percent thought they can teach religion.
Did you know we used to have our very own Madison Square Garden in Arizona? Check out my story to learn more about this fascinating place where people came to see boxing and wrestling legends from 1929-1979. It was also one of the few places where segregation didn't exist. https://twitter.com/KTAR923/status/953336802563231744
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Selecting a term
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