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KXXV Waco
Recent editorials from Texas newspaperswho dispute it accuracy in numerous passages, including at least one that portr
Recent editorials from Texas newspapers
KXXV Waco / Posted 10 days ago
who dispute it accuracy in numerous passages, including at least one that portrays Mexican-Americans as lazy. Board member Ruben Cortez Jr., a Democrat from Brownsville, said at a press conference last week that the book casts a "stigma" about... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
Recent editorials from Texas newspaperswho dispute it accuracy in numerous passages, including at least one that portr
Recent editorials from Texas newspapers
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 10 days ago
who dispute it accuracy in numerous passages, including at least one that portrays Mexican-Americans as lazy. Board member Ruben Cortez Jr., a Democrat from Brownsville, said at a press conference last week that the book casts a "stigma" about... Read more
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KCBD-TV Lubbock
Recent editorials from Texas newspaperswho dispute it accuracy in numerous passages, including at least one that portr
Recent editorials from Texas newspapers
KCBD-TV Lubbock / Posted 10 days ago
who dispute it accuracy in numerous passages, including at least one that portrays Mexican-Americans as lazy. Board member Ruben Cortez Jr., a Democrat from Brownsville, said at a press conference last week that the book casts a "stigma" about... Read more
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KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches
Recent editorials from Texas newspaperswho dispute it accuracy in numerous passages, including at least one that portr
Recent editorials from Texas newspapers
KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches / Posted 10 days ago
who dispute it accuracy in numerous passages, including at least one that portrays Mexican-Americans as lazy. Board member Ruben Cortez Jr., a Democrat from Brownsville, said at a press conference last week that the book casts a "stigma" about... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Recent editorials from Texas newspaperswho dispute it accuracy in numerous passages, including at least one that portr
Recent editorials from Texas newspapers
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 10 days ago
who dispute it accuracy in numerous passages, including at least one that portrays Mexican-Americans as lazy. Board member Ruben Cortez Jr., a Democrat from Brownsville, said at a press conference last week that the book casts a "stigma" about... Read more
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KLTV 7 Tyler
Recent editorials from Texas newspaperswho dispute it accuracy in numerous passages, including at least one that portr
Recent editorials from Texas newspapers
KLTV 7 Tyler / Posted 10 days ago
who dispute it accuracy in numerous passages, including at least one that portrays Mexican-Americans as lazy. Board member Ruben Cortez Jr., a Democrat from Brownsville, said at a press conference last week that the book casts a "stigma" about... Read more
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Corpus Christi Caller-Times
Local charter school reaches 20-year milestoneFriday in Austin. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO Dr. M.L. Garza-Gonzalez Charter School sup
Local charter school reaches 20-year milestone
Corpus Christi Caller-Times / Posted 14 days ago
Friday in Austin. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO Dr. M.L. Garza-Gonzalez Charter School superintendent Maria Luisa Garza (left) and Ruben Cortez, Jr. District 2 State Board of Education member pose for a picture Friday after the campus was recognized by the... Read more
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The Austin Chronicle
Teaching Truthinesstied up with an illegal drug trade." Recently, an ad hoc committee of educator
Teaching Truthiness
The Austin Chronicle / Posted 16 days ago
tied up with an illegal drug trade." Recently, an ad hoc committee of educators formed by SBOE District 2 member Ruben Cortez Jr., D-Brownsville, reviewed the text and offered a 54-page critical report highlighting more than 140... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Legislature To Blame For Mexican-American Studies Textbook, Ed Board Members Sayworkers." (Dunbar, who did not address the board Tuesday, says her company has
Legislature To Blame For Mexican-American Studies Textbook, Ed Board Members Say
KERA North Texas / Posted 17 days ago
workers." (Dunbar, who did not address the board Tuesday, says her company has clarified at least some of the passages.) Ruben Cortez Jr., D-Brownsville, who was so concerned about the text that he convened an ad-hoc committee of scholars and... Read more
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NBC News
Texas Textbook 'Dripping With Racism' Opposed at Hearing, Awaits Votehave 68 factual errors and 73 interpretive and omission errors by an ad hoc com
Texas Textbook 'Dripping With Racism' Opposed at Hearing, Awaits Vote
NBC News / Posted 17 days ago
have 68 factual errors and 73 interpretive and omission errors by an ad hoc committee of scholars assembled by board member Ruben Cortez Jr. The book says that "stereotypically" Mexicans were viewed as lazy, that "drinking on the job could be a... Read more
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KVUE-TV Austin
Battle over 'racist' textbooks heats upMexican-American Heritage textbook, which are summarized in a review compiled b
Battle over 'racist' textbooks heats up
KVUE-TV Austin / Posted 17 days ago
Mexican-American Heritage textbook, which are summarized in a review compiled by State Board of Education Secretary Ruben Cortez, Jr. "I'm getting even some incendiary e-mails that say we're 'crybaby Mexicans,'" Cortez told the crowd... Read more
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The Gilmer Mirror
Publisher Defends Controversial Mexican-American Studies Textbook - Publisher Defends Controversial Mexican-American Studies Textbook by Kiah Collier and Nicole Cobler The Texas Tribune Sept. 12 2016 * Editor's note: This story was updated Sept. 1...* Editor's note: This story was updated Sept. 13 with additional comment from R
Publisher Defends Controversial Mexican-American Studies Textbook - Publisher Defends Controversial Mexican-American Studies Textbook by Kiah Collier and Nicole Cobler The Texas Tribune Sept. 12 2016 * Editor's note: This story was updated Sept. 1...
The Gilmer Mirror / Posted 17 days ago
* Editor's note: This story was updated Sept. 13 with additional comment from Ruben Cortez Jr. The publisher of a proposed Mexican-American studies textbook that scholars, elected officials and Hispanic activists have decried as racist and... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
Recent editorials from Texas newspaperspeople of color - in this case Hispanics. "It is an utter shame we must deal w
Recent editorials from Texas newspapers
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 18 days ago
people of color - in this case Hispanics. "It is an utter shame we must deal with racially offensive academic work," said Ruben Cortez Jr., who represents South Texas on the SBOE and, admirably, is denouncing the textbook. Earlier this month,... Read more
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KCBD-TV Lubbock
Recent editorials from Texas newspaperspeople of color - in this case Hispanics. "It is an utter shame we must deal w
Recent editorials from Texas newspapers
KCBD-TV Lubbock / Posted 18 days ago
people of color - in this case Hispanics. "It is an utter shame we must deal with racially offensive academic work," said Ruben Cortez Jr., who represents South Texas on the SBOE and, admirably, is denouncing the textbook. Earlier this month,... Read more
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KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches
Recent editorials from Texas newspaperspeople of color - in this case Hispanics. "It is an utter shame we must deal w
Recent editorials from Texas newspapers
KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches / Posted 18 days ago
people of color - in this case Hispanics. "It is an utter shame we must deal with racially offensive academic work," said Ruben Cortez Jr., who represents South Texas on the SBOE and, admirably, is denouncing the textbook. Earlier this month,... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Recent editorials from Texas newspaperspeople of color - in this case Hispanics. "It is an utter shame we must deal w
Recent editorials from Texas newspapers
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 18 days ago
people of color - in this case Hispanics. "It is an utter shame we must deal with racially offensive academic work," said Ruben Cortez Jr., who represents South Texas on the SBOE and, admirably, is denouncing the textbook. Earlier this month,... Read more
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KLTV 7 Tyler
Recent editorials from Texas newspaperspeople of color - in this case Hispanics. "It is an utter shame we must deal w
Recent editorials from Texas newspapers
KLTV 7 Tyler / Posted 18 days ago
people of color - in this case Hispanics. "It is an utter shame we must deal with racially offensive academic work," said Ruben Cortez Jr., who represents South Texas on the SBOE and, admirably, is denouncing the textbook. Earlier this month,... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Recent editorials from Texas newspaperspeople of color - in this case Hispanics. "It is an utter shame we must deal w
Recent editorials from Texas newspapers
KXXV Waco / Posted 18 days ago
people of color - in this case Hispanics. "It is an utter shame we must deal with racially offensive academic work," said Ruben Cortez Jr., who represents South Texas on the SBOE and, admirably, is denouncing the textbook. Earlier this month,... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
Publisher Defends Controversial Mexican-American Studies Textbook“it was also traditional to skip work on Mondays, and drinking on the job could
Publisher Defends Controversial Mexican-American Studies Textbook
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 18 days ago
“it was also traditional to skip work on Mondays, and drinking on the job could be a problem.") Education board member Ruben Cortez Jr., D-Brownsville, was so alarmed by the textbook that he convened an ad hoc committee of professors and high... Read more
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WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth
Publisher defends controversial Mexican-American studies textbook“it was also traditional to skip work on Mondays, and drinking on the job could
Publisher defends controversial Mexican-American studies textbook
WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth / Posted 18 days ago
“it was also traditional to skip work on Mondays, and drinking on the job could be a problem.") Education board member Ruben Cortez Jr., D-Brownsville, was so alarmed by the textbook that he convened an ad hoc committee of professors and high... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Publisher Defends Controversial Mexican-American Studies Textbook“it was also traditional to skip work on Mondays, and drinking on the job could
Publisher Defends Controversial Mexican-American Studies Textbook
KERA North Texas / Posted 18 days ago
“it was also traditional to skip work on Mondays, and drinking on the job could be a problem.") Education board member Ruben Cortez Jr., D-Brownsville, was so alarmed by the textbook that he convened an ad hoc committee of professors and high... Read more
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Raw Story
Texas teachers are rebelling against a new racist textbook that portrays Mexicans as lazy drunkserrors and omissions. If that isn’t enough, it’s also racist. According to Fus
Texas teachers are rebelling against a new racist textbook that portrays Mexicans as lazy drunks
Raw Story / Posted 24 days ago
errors and omissions. If that isn’t enough, it’s also racist. According to Fusion, Texas State Board of Education member Ruben Cortez Jr. demanded that the board reject the textbook on the basis of the racism but also on the 68 factual errors, 42... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Committee Cites More Than 140 Errors In Proposed Mexican-American Studies Textbook54-page report citing more than 140 inaccuracies in the proposed textbook, "Mex
Committee Cites More Than 140 Errors In Proposed Mexican-American Studies Textbook
KERA North Texas / Posted 24 days ago
54-page report citing more than 140 inaccuracies in the proposed textbook, "Mexican American Heritage.” State Board member Ruben Cortez Jr., D-Brownsville convened the committee and made the announcement of the report during a news conference in... Read more
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11 News Houston
Committee denounces proposed Mexican-American studies textbookthe controversial book. “It is an utter shame we must deal with racially offen
Committee denounces proposed Mexican-American studies textbook
11 News Houston / Posted 24 days ago
the controversial book. “It is an utter shame we must deal with racially offensive academic work,” State Board member Ruben Cortez Jr., D-Brownsville, said Tuesday at a news conference in Brownsville announcing that a committee he convened had... Read more
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WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth
Committee denounces proposed Mexican-American studies textbookthe controversial book. “It is an utter shame we must deal with racially offen
Committee denounces proposed Mexican-American studies textbook
WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth / Posted 24 days ago
the controversial book. “It is an utter shame we must deal with racially offensive academic work,” State Board member Ruben Cortez Jr., D-Brownsville, said Tuesday at a news conference in Brownsville announcing that a committee he convened had... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
Committee Denounces Proposed Mexican-American Studies Textbookthe controversial book. “It is an utter shame we must deal with racially offen
Committee Denounces Proposed Mexican-American Studies Textbook
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 24 days ago
the controversial book. “It is an utter shame we must deal with racially offensive academic work,” State Board member Ruben Cortez Jr., D-Brownsville, said Tuesday at a news conference in Brownsville announcing that a committee he convened had... Read more
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KVUE-TV Austin
Committee denounces proposed Mexican-American studies textbookthe controversial book. “It is an utter shame we must deal with racially offen
Committee denounces proposed Mexican-American studies textbook
KVUE-TV Austin / Posted 25 days ago
the controversial book. “It is an utter shame we must deal with racially offensive academic work,” State Board member Ruben Cortez Jr., D-Brownsville, said Tuesday at a news conference in Brownsville announcing that a committee he convened had... Read more
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