Subject:

League of United Latin American Citizens

  • News

    June 23, 2011

    War Zoned

    Who knew historic preservation could ignite so much neighborhood drama?

  • Blogs

    June 11, 2010

    HISD Renews CEP, Few Questions Asked

    Approved​Houston school board  trustees voted 6-1Thursday to renew HISD's contract with Community Education Partners. The roughly $14 million contract with the Nashville-based alternative schooling program for at-risk students had received harsh criticism from the League of United Latin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 8, 2009

    Dueling LULAC Press Conferences Over CEP, HISD's Alternative School For Troubled Students

    Photos by Margaret DowningMary Almendarez, first vice president for LULAC Council 402, leads off the press conference Monday, in support of terminating the Houston ISD's contract with Community Education Partners.​It was one of those great, if little noticed moments in Houston history, as separate ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 16, 2009

    HISD Takes Back Some Of Its Objection To A Critic's Numbers

    Last week when Hair Balls reported that LULAC (the League of United Latin American Citizens) had sent letters to the Texas Education Agency and the Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts saying it should investigate Houston ISD for the amount of money it spends on two private alternative schools, we w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 5, 2009

    For Cinco de Mayo: Five Non-Mexican Mexicans In The Movies

    Cinco de Mayo is a day for Americans of Mexican descent to commemorate their rich history and heritage while at the same time trying to ignore the legions of mouth-breathing Chron commenters clamoring for their deportation. And if being blamed for the H1N1 (don't call it swine) flu outbreak wasn't ... More >>

  • News

    November 15, 2007

    Political Padre: Raymundo Chávez Vázquez and Illegal Immigration

    An activist Roman Catholic priest with little English is sent to conservative Aggieland

  • News

    August 18, 2005

    At the Ready

    The Minutemen have come to Texas

  • Calendar

    May 5, 2005

    Gimme Cinco

    May 5 fun for drunkards and sober folks alike

  • News

    November 4, 2004

    No Virgins, No Velvet

    An MFAH show and a crop of new galleries are redefining what Latino art is supposed to look like

  • News

    January 9, 2003

    Man of the Year

    If Chronicle coverage is any indication, Texans owner Bob McNair is 2002's VIP

  • News

    April 18, 2002

    A Split Decision

    Jones High gets to keep Principal Lawrence Allen but loses its prestigious Vanguard program

  • Best of Houston

    September 20, 2001

    Gene Green

    U.S. representative from the 29th Congressional District of Texas

  • News

    April 5, 2001

    Tuning Out the Static

    Protesters scream about censorship. The board denounces potentially crippling boycotts. Will the two sides in the Pacifica conflict ever learn that, beneath their shrill cries, they're on the same team?

  • News

    March 1, 2001

    Tresspassers Will Be Prosecuted

    Ranch Rescue's Jack Foote swears he just wants to mend fences. Is pseudomilitary secrecy, right-wing rhetoric and an armed vigilante militia the best way?

  • News

    October 5, 2000

    Jailhouse Crock

    Spanish-language media cries foul over Railcar Killer interviews

  • Dining

    September 28, 2000

    Mama's Got a Brand-new Bag

    Mama Ninfa brings home fajitas

  • Dining

    August 31, 2000

    Combination Plates

    Legendary restauranteur Felix Tijerina mixed Mexican food and Texas politics

  • News

    May 13, 1999

    Hire Calling

    Rousting day workers under the banner of a crime crackdown

  • News

    June 27, 1996
  • News

    May 9, 1996

    Bitter Lesson

    For 27 years, math teacher Phyllis Landes had a spotless record. Then the Texas Education Agency accused her of making racist remarks, and nearly ruined her school and her life.

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