The resolution reads in part…
THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the League of United Latin American Citizens hereby:
- urges the Texas Education Agency to cease its efforts to take over the Houston Independent School Board,
- urges the Texas Education Agency to allow the elected Houston Independent School Board to choose its own Superintendent,
- 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,
- 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