Bekah McNeel

ICYMI: This was all about racism

While Rodriguez v. San Antonio ISD worked its way through the courts in 1968, transcripts of Civil Rights hearings revealed a deeper logic at work in San Antonio and the country that sought to disenfranchise Mexican-Americans in almost every facet of life.

Should schools do more than teach?

Kids don’t leave the effects of poverty at home. More frequently, schools are seeing an academic benefit to providing food, counseling, parenting classes and other services targeting the wide-ranging needs of low income families.