Some suspect Keller's left wing politics, and antipathy towards the Clintons played a role, Students will still learn about Bill Clinton's
Want to make your children ignorant? Move to Texas.
The State Board of Education in Texas voted on Friday to eliminate historical figures like Hillary Clinton, Helen Keller, and others from the state’s history courses.
The vote comes as the board makes efforts to “streamline” the social studies curriculum in the state, The Dallas Morning News reported. The preliminary vote by the 15 member board group created a rubric to decide which historical figures were “essential to learn about and who wasn’t,” according to the publication.
In the rubric, Clinton received a score of five on the 20-point scale. Helen Keller, a political activist who was blind and deaf earned a seven on the scale, according to The Dallas Morning News.
High school students in Texas were required to learn about Clinton after the former first lady made history in 2016 when she became the first woman to be the presidential nominee of the Democratic party. Students might not learn about Clinton’s milestone, but The Dallas Morning News reported that students will still be required to learn about former President Bill Clinton’s impeachment.