David Barton and the Texas Public Policy Foundation are part of the mix now.
McGraw-Hill has agreed to modify their textbook after a parent complained.
Once every decade, the highly politicized Texas State Board of Education rewrites the teaching and textbook standards for its nearly five million schoolchildren. When an unabashed creationist seeks re-election as chairman, the theory of evolution and U.S. history are caught in the crosshairs, which could impact the classroom curricula not only of Texas, but also of the nation as a whole.
(h/t Heather at VideoCafe) With all due respect to our Texan C&Lers, I've noticed a distinct lowering of intelligence as soon as the words "Texas State Board of Education" comes up. Add the name "Tucker Carlson" and well, let's face it,
When I wrote that the Texas schoolbook rewrites were important becuase they could happen in other states, I didn't really expect to see the early adop
I have a confession to make... I am insane. I have to be. Yes, I did turn on the live stream of the Texas Board of Education curriculum standards m
On May 19th, the Texas Board of Education will meet to approve the final Social Studies curriculum and textbook changes that caused such a stir back i
From The Daily Show March 17, 2010: Since no one knows who Oscar Romero is, the Texas school board decides not to include him in the curriculum.
Meet the graduating Texas senior class of 2020 and beyond. This group of students has some unique identifying characteristics, products of an educat
There have been so many lunatic ideas coming out of the mouths of insane people lately that I'm surprised I found something new and exciting. Wan
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