This week the State Board of Education is set to finish its revision of social studies curriculum standards for Texas public schools. So we'll soon know whether the board is going to fix distorted, politicized history on a number of topics in the standards -- from slavery and the Civil War to civil rights and Moses. Meanwhile, nearly 200 scholars have signed an open letter to board members, calling on the board to fix the standards, take out the politics and #TeachTheTruth. Read our press release. Read More
Texas Rising seeks a full-time Regional Field Coordinator in Austin. Texas Rising is a statewide non-partisan, grassroots organization that is building an informed and effective movement of young Texans working toward equality and social justice. Read More
Texas Rising seeks a full-time Dallas Regional Field Coordinator. Texas Rising is a statewide non-partisan, grassroots organization that is building an informed and effective movement of young Texans working toward equality and social justice. Read More
A huge spike in turnout among younger Texas voters in this year's midterms signals a rising progressive tide in the state's electoral politics. Check out our press release analyzing what happened in the Texas midterm elections last night. Read More
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