BBC: El Salvador marks Archbishop Oscar Romero’s murder

Thirty years ago on March 24, Archbishop Oscar Romero was murdered while celebrating Mass, an event being commemorated now in El Salvador. ( See http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/8580840.stm ) In Texas a week ago, Romero, a champion of the poor, was removed from the state’s social studies standards by the State Board of Education. One Board member said […]

TX SBOE not interested in hearing from experts, teachers

Meeting as the Committee of the Full Board Thursday night, November 19, the Texas State Board of Education made it clear that they are not interested in hearing any further from their “experts” or the writing teams of social studies specialists in their revision of social studies standards for the state of Texas. (Click here […]