This committee recruits judges, attorneys and Houston area school districts to participate in a project organized by the Texas Supreme Court Historical Society and the State Bar of Texas Law-Related Education Department, based on teaching the book, Taming Texas: How Law and Order Came to the Lone Star State by James L. Haley and Marilyn P. Duncan. The project focuses on 7th grade Texas history classes, with the judges and attorneys teaching students how the state’s court system fits into the larger picture of Texas history, from the days of Stephen F. Austin to the present.
Click here to sign up online for Teach Texas 2019. The program takes place over two days between April 1 and May 10, 2019, with orientation for volunteers in March.
Volunteers: Click here for resources and materials.
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