Fort Worth Program Brings Latino, African American History Into Classrooms

“With this new curriculum overlay, they’re going to see that yes, Latino history has played a part, African American history has played a part, and that’s part of what makes our country great.”

By Stella M. ChavezSeptember 20, 2019 9:30 am, , ,

From KERA:

Elías Valverde, a social studies teacher at Fort Worth’s Paschal High School, spent a recent morning talking to his ninth-graders about the history of La Gran Plaza.

The popular Fort Worth shopping mall with more than 200 stores has gone through several changes over the years. Today, it caters to the city’s growing Latino population. In a city of 895,000 people, around 35% are Latino.


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