Rain-Dancing DISD Super Michael Hinojosa Invokes Popeye at Save Texas Schools Rally

Keep Dallas Observer Free
I Support
  • Local
  • Community
  • Journalism
  • logo

Support the independent voice of Dallas and help keep the future of Dallas Observer free.

Dallas Independent School District Superintendent Michael Hinojosa was among those who spoke Saturday in front of the guesstimated 12,000-plus parents, educators and students amassed in front of the state capitol building in Austin. His brief remarks are above. They am what they am. Dalton Sherman spoke after the super and said, "Dear Governor Perry, I know you love this state, but there are millions of us who love it every bit as much and maybe more. We're scared, governor. We're scared for our teachers, our schools and our dreams." The entirety of his speech follows.

Keep the Dallas Observer Free... Since we started the Dallas Observer, it has been defined as the free, independent voice of Dallas, and we would like to keep it that way. Offering our readers free access to incisive coverage of local news, food and culture. Producing stories on everything from political scandals to the hottest new bands, with gutsy reporting, stylish writing, and staffers who've won everything from the Society of Professional Journalists' Sigma Delta Chi feature-writing award to the Casey Medal for Meritorious Journalism. But with local journalism's existence under siege and advertising revenue setbacks having a larger impact, it is important now more than ever for us to rally support behind funding our local journalism. You can help by participating in our "I Support" membership program, allowing us to keep covering Dallas with no paywalls.

We use cookies to collect and analyze information on site performance and usage, and to enhance and customize content and advertisements. By clicking 'X' or continuing to use the site, you agree to allow cookies to be placed. To find out more, visit our cookies policy and our privacy policy.


Join the Observer community and help support independent local journalism in Dallas.


Join the Observer community and help support independent local journalism in Dallas.