Texas Roots of Spanish Educators

In Armando Rendón's "Somos en escrito" a posting The roots of Texas education planted in Colonial Spanish days by Brownsville native Dr. Lino García, Jr., Professor Emeritus of Spanish Literature at University of Texas-Pan Ameican, provides a lengthy revival to and extension to Max Berger's earlier work "Education in Texas during the Spanish/Mexican Periods" in the July 1947 Southwestern Historical Quarterly.  The commentary covers the Indian mission efforts, local schooling, government decrees, supportive land grants, etc.  The primary focus is San Antonio but other locales are included.  Read more at
another version from last September is at

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