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Rejecting the Text
Finally, some good news from the State Board of Education
"...author's responses to the committee's previous findings. SBOE member Ruben Cortez Jr., D-Brownsville, said the book would only serve..."

Nov. 18, 2016 News Feature by Mary Tuma

SBOE Member Wants to “Deny Hispanics” Vote on Racist Mexican-American Textbooks
Education watchdog reveals e-mail exchange after public info request
"...Latino scholars and advocates have deemed the proposed book..."

Sept. 21, 2016 News Post by Mary Tuma

Rally Planned to Oppose Racist Mexican-American Textbooks
Coalition will hold rally before SBOE public hearing on Tuesday
"...committee of educators formed by SBOE District 2 member Ruben Cortez Jr., D-Brownsville, reviewed the text and offered a..."

Sept. 12, 2016 News Post by Mary Tuma

SBOE Passes Mexican-American Studies, but Whitewashes the Name
Right-wing board member objects to “hyphenated Americanism”
"...came two days later following a move by member Ruben Cortez, D-Brownsville, to switch the course name back; Cortez..."

April 13, 2018 News Post by Mary Tuma

State Board of Education Rejects Racist Mexican-American Textbook
Board votes unanimously to dump controversial, error-riddled book
"...SBOE member Ruben Cortez Jr., D-Brownsville, said the divisive book would only..."

Nov. 16, 2016 News Post by Mary Tuma

Teaching Truthiness
Activists, lawmakers call on State Board of Education to reject racist Mexican-American textbook
"...committee of educators formed by SBOE District 2 member Ruben Cortez Jr., D-Brownsville, reviewed the text and offered a..."

Sept. 16, 2016 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Despite "Flawed" Process, SBOE Votes for Social Studies Textbooks
Vote on books falls along party lines
"...errors. While an amendment, offered up by board member Ruben Cortez Jr., D-Brownsville, sought to delay the vote until..."

Nov. 21, 2014 News Post by Mary Tuma

Wednesday Protest Against SBOE's Name Change of Mexican-American Studies Course
1:30pm at the Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center
"...Joining the protest are SBOE members Ruben Cortez, Erika Beltran, and Marisa B. Perez. Perez was..."

May 29, 2018 News Post by Mary Tuma

Potential Neuter to Austin’s No-Kill?
The rules dictating when city animal shelters should spay or neuter lost pets may be changing, and may have an effect on the future of no-kill shelters

Nov. 18, 2016 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

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