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Marjorie Kamys Cotera for The Texas Tribune

“Names are important”: Texas activists protest the renaming of “Mexican-American Studies” course to “Ethnic Studies”

Republican State Board of Education member David Bradley proposed the new course title in April, saying he found "hyphenated Americanism to be divisive.” On Tuesday, another board member, Democrat Ruben Cortez, called Bradley “the most mean-spirited” person on the board.

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Shelby Knowles for The Texas Tribune

We've updated our Texas Public Schools Explorer

We're pushing out our updated Texas Public Schools Explorer, which lets you easily find graduation rates, test scores and more for all of the 1,207 school districts and 8,673 public school campuses in Texas for the 2015-16 school year.

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