Council 402 opposes the State Takeover of HISD

The resolution reads in part…

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the League of United Latin American Citizens hereby:

  1. urges the Texas Education Agency to cease its efforts to take over the Houston Independent School Board,
  2. urges the Texas Education Agency to allow the elected Houston Independent School Board to choose its own Superintendent,
  3. urges Travis County District Judge Catherine Mauzy to overrule the March 4 TEA appeal of the injunction against the TEA takeover, and to furthermore uphold the principles of democratic elections by allowing the voters to choose their own school board members,
  4. urges the members of the Texas Legislature to amend HB 1842 to create more stringent criteria than the failure of one of over 280 schools in a district for the takeover of that district, or to abolish the law and start from scratch.

Voted & approved by the Council on March 4, 2020.

To read the full resolution, click on this link: 3.4.20 LULAC Resolution

 

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