The impetus for the Mexican American Studies Program at the University of Houston came from the Mexican American Youth Organization (MAYO), a student group that began pressuring the University to establish Mexican American Studies in 1970. In the spring of 1971, a committee of faculty and MAYO representatives developed a proposal and the program became […]
During the 1990s, conservative forces in the country initiated a campaign to eliminate or replace state and local bilingual education policies with English only ones. Proponents of bilingual education challenged these efforts in policy-making arenas, in the courts, and in the streets.
To read the full text of this article by Betty Trapp Chapman that appeared in the Fall 2003 issue of Houston History, download the pdf version.
NASA Johnson Space Center (1958-1978) Vol. 6, No. 1 (Fall 2008) Download PDF 4 From the Editor by Joseph A.Pratt, Editor-in-Chief 6 The Right Place – Houston Makes History by Jennifer Ross-Nazzal 14 Remembering Apollo 8 by Christopher C. Kraft 28 The First Days in Houston by Burton Chapman 32 Owls in Space: Rice University’s […]
To read the full text of this article with an introduction and annotation by Jeff Dunn that appeared in the Spring 2007 issue of Houston History, download the pdf version.
Texas Medical Center – A History, Volume 2, Number 1, Fall 2004