Media Coverage 2019 – Highlights

A Unique Blend of Research, Policy, Practice and Engagement to Impact Public Education for All Students, Celina Moreno, María “Cuca” Robledo Montecel, Aurelio Montemayor, Association of Mexican American Educators (AMAE) Journal, Vol. 13, No. 3, 2019

Forgotten history: Chicano student walkouts changed Texas, but inequities remain, Suzanne Gamboa, NBC News, November 23, 2019

Lynchburg City Schools see some improvements in racial disparities, OCR data shows, Olivia Johnson The (Lynchburg) News & Advance, November 7, 2019

Half a century later, the Chicano student strikes still reverberate, Elaine Ayala, San Antonio Express-News, November 5, 2019

IDRA EAC-South Assists Virginia Commission on African American History Education in the Commonwealth – The commission will update Virginia’s standards of learning to be more inclusive of African American contributions, PR Newswire, October 28, 2019

In new San Antonio science and tech program, students call the shots, Alia Malik, San Antonio Express-News, October 17, 2019

CSO Experience, by Texas CSO Owen. CSO Blog, September 30, 2019

CSO Myah in Texas!, by Texas CSO Myah. CSO Blog, September 27, 2019

Supporting Students in the Wake of Violence – Livestream Event, PR Newswire, September 19, 2019

Why top-down reform won’t save the education system, Big Think, September 11, 2019

10 Non-Profits in San Antonio Working to Change Texas, San Antonio Current Staff and Rhyma Castillo, August 30, 2019

Estos son los consejos que deben seguir las escuelas para apoyar a los alumnos ante un operativo de ICE, Univision San Antonio, August 13, 2019

How Should Schools Respond to ICE Raids? Some Advice, Corey Mitchell, Education Week, August 9, 2019

Upcoming webinars offer equity strategies for educators, CBS19 News – Richmond, Virginia, August 5, 2019

Strengthening family engagement in schools bolsters connections between children, teachers and communities – New report highlights innovative work of 30 organizations in 17 states and tribal nations, W.K. Kellogg Foundation, August 1, 2019

IDRA/Mexican Consulate -VOE Partnership, Brian Kirkpatrick, Texas Public Radio, July 8, 2019

Civil rights, disabilities groups urge Florida to stop building student database they call ‘massive surveillance effort,’ Valerie Strauss, The Washington Post, July 10, 2019

Perjudicial para latinos pregunta de ciudadanía. Incertidumbre entre migrantes, Edelia Hernandez, El Mañana, July 8, 2019

San Antonio an epicenter of newfound appreciation for Mexican American Studies, Elaine Ayala, San Antonio Express-News, June 13, 2019

Protect college admission laws that reward merit, hard work [op ed], Celina Moreno, J.D., Texas Tribune, April 4, 2019

Is the Texas Legislature doing enough for English learners in HB 3?, Julie Chang, Austin American-Statesman, April 19, 2019

How The Texas House School Finance Bill Could Shortchange Many Children Learning English, Laura Isensee, Houston Public Media, April 3, 2019

Amid School Finance Overhaul, Educators Say Funding for Programs That Teach English Won’t Benefit – Though one-fifth of Texas public school students are English learners, funding levels have remained the same since the 1980s, Laura Isensee, Texas Standard, April 3, 2019, 9:33 am

Bill targets Texas charter school admissions, Julie Chang, Austin American-Statesman, March 21, 2019

Parents worry students struggling with STAAR test won’t graduate, Alyssa Goard, KXAN Austin, March 20, 2019

Nonprofit helps students earn education, land local jobs, Alex Caprariello, KXAN Austin, February 6, 2019

No place for complacency in educating poor children, Maria “Cuca” Robledo Montecel, for the San Antonio Express-News, January 27, 2019