April 9, 2014 at 12:01am
The State Board of Education and the Texas Commissioner of Education oversee the public education system in the state. They decide what Texas public school students can be taught.
Wednesday morning, the SBOE, a 15-member elected body, will vote on whether to implement Mexican-American studies as a legitimate course option for every school district in Texas, or continue to ignore the great importance of Mexican-Americans to our state and nation.
By Your Valley Voice
April 2, 2014
A powerful Texas legislative committee that will take a close look at what Texas is doing to convert more seawater and brackish water into new reservoirs of drinking water will include Rep. Terry Canales, D-Edinburg, who on Friday, March 28, was appointed to the Joint Interim Committee to Study Water Desalination.Read more
By DAVID A. DÍAZ
March 20, 2014 at 6:54pm
Major issues affecting juvenile justice in Texas, including protecting the rights of juries to have more options in the punishment and rehabilitation of 17-year-olds accused of serious felonies, will be taken up in Austin on Tuesday, March 25, Rep. Terry Canales, D-Edinburg, has announced.Read more
March 2, 2014 12:15am
As a child my grandmother would often tell me, “Dime con quién andas y te diré quién eres,” which roughly translates into, “You can judge a man by the company he keeps.”Read more
by Jacob Fischler | The Monitor
Posted: Monday, February 24, 2014 9:28 pm
EDINBURG — More than 300 elementary students donned floppy red-and-white striped hats Monday as they sat in their school’s gym and listened to a diverse lineup of speakers promoting the virtues of habitual reading.Read more