In the late 1960s, a frustrated San Antonio father helped launch the fight for better school funding in Texas. Learn how his passion for justice inspired future generations. This story is part of a special News 88.7 series exploring one of the fundamental questions in the decades-long debate: Is school funding in Texas fair? Or is it falling short? Please visit to learn more.

Photographs taken by Mark Sobhani
Family archive photos, articles from the Rodriguez family

Support for this series was provided by “The Equity Reporting Project: Restoring the Promise of Education,” which was developed by Renaissance Journalism with funding from the Ford Foundation.

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