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Jovanka Palacios

Jovanka Palacios
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Jovanka Palacios, a Mexican-American Politics Reporter and Managing Editor at RA's Gun Violence Watch, unveils the Capitol's inner workings. Focused on Public Education and Gun Policies, she passionately advocates for informed dialogue, delivering concise, impactful insights into the intricate political landscape.

Who Are The Eight Republican Incumbents Forced Into Runoffs? 

This year's runoff election is shaping up to be particularly intense, thanks to the efforts of Gov. Greg Abbott and Attorney General Ken Paxton.Their...

Lawmakers Demand Abbott Act On School Funding Crisis

Amidst mounting concerns over the financial strain facing school districts, a group of lawmakers, led by Rep. Jon Rosenthal, is calling for an immediate...

Abbott’s Voucher Push: A Political Waterloo In The Making?

Texas Governor Greg Abbott’s single-minded pursuit of school vouchers is drawing comparisons to Napoleon’s ill-fated Waterloo campaign.  Long regarded as a military genius, Napoleon had...

Homeschooling Community Pushes Back Against Voucher Proposals

The debate and controversy over school vouchers in Texas continues, with proponents now shifting their focus to the voting booth after failing to pass...

“Lawmakers Didn’t Spend A Penny On Public Education,” Crowley ISD Latest To Suffer Deficits

Crowley ISD has joined the ranks of Texas school districts facing significant budget cuts, following in the footsteps of Keller ISD by calling out...

Ctrl + Alt + Bias: Will AI Widen the Gender Gap?

“I think Artificial Intelligence will further broaden the gender gap,” I bluntly state. My boyfriend reaches for his cup of coffee, a sign that he's...

AI Dominates SXSW 2024: Embrace Or Resist?

The South By Southwest festival (SXSW) is renowned for its cutting-edge discussions and presentations, and this year, one topic stole the spotlight: Artificial Intelligence...

Dev Patel Talks “Monkey Man” At SXSW

In an exclusive conversation at South by Southwest (SXSW,) Oscar-nominated actor Dev Patel opened up about his directorial debut, "Monkey Man," a gripping action...

Abbott’s Book Ban Legislation Would Have Harmed Texas Small Businesses

Amidst the ongoing uncertainty surrounding a recent Texas law, which mandates book vendors to rate materials sold to schools based on sexual explicitness, Charley...

1984 or 2024? A Call To Arms Against Censorship At SXSW 

In a recent panel discussion at South by Southwest, echoes of George Orwell's prophetic novel "1984" reverberated as a group of impassioned activists and...
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