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Gina Hinojosa of Austin, a civil rights and employment attorney, was elected to Austin's school board in 2012 and elected board president by fellow trustees in January 2015. She stepped down from that position, remaining on the board, to bid successfully for the 2016 Democratic nomination representing Texas House District 49.

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UPDATED: Austin newspaper (still) not endorsing candidates in November elections

A Republican and a couple Austin-area Democrats listed Austin American-Statesman endorsements on campaign websites.

 

All three got that wrong.

Austin school board president makes Half True claim about local teacher pay

Gina Hinojosa joined others at the Capitol calling for billions in additional school spending.

 

Money is needed, the president of the Austin school district's board of trustees said, because district teachers are paid less than Texas peers near and far.

 

We found that pay claim HALF TRUE.