Republican leaders in Texas are pushing for a bill in the state legislature that could add $9 billion into public education spending. But the push for education reform is nothing new in Texas. Fifty years ago, a San Antonio father named Demetrio Rodriguez demanded fair education for his children, taking his fight all the way to the Supreme Court. Houston Public Media’s Laura Isensee (@lauraisensee) talked with his daughter Patty Rodriguez and his son Alex Rodriguez about their father’s struggle.
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