A committee of scholars convened by Texas State Board of Education (SBOE) Member Ruben Cortez of Brownsville released a report on a proposed Mexican-American studies textbook currently under SBOE consideration at a press conference held on Tuesday, September 6 at Paredes Elementary School. The SBOE will hold a public hearing on the textbook on September 13 and is expected to vote to reject or adopt the textbook in November. View more photos.