TFN Statement: Court Decision Means Anti-Equality Politicians Are Renewing Culture War over MarriageShare
The U.S. Supreme Court's decision not to review an important marriage case means Texas politicians will renew their culture war battle over equality. We just sent out the following press statement: Read More
The Texas Freedom Network, a statewide, nonprofit organization seeks a full-time Outreach and Field Manager. The Texas Freedom Network is a nonpartisan, grassroots organization of community and religious leaders that advances a mainstream agenda supporting public education, religious freedom and civil liberties.
The Outreach and Field Manager will work to expand the overall outreach efforts of the organization with an emphasis grassroots field organizing, youth organizing, civic engagement and issue advocacy. This position will be based in Austin, Texas.
The project areas and activities will include:
Youth Advocacy and Civic Engagement… Read More
As expected following Wednesday's preliminary vote, the Texas State Board of Education today chose not to adopt a proposed Mexican American studies (MAS) textbook that the author and publisher had rushed forward to meet a deadline scholars had warned was too tight. Now, after failing to get more than a single textbook submission for adoption in each of the last two years, it's past time for the board to do what scholars and advocates asked in 2014: create real curriculum standards for a MAS course and then issue a new call for publishers to submit instructional materials. Read More
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