Tag Archives: State Board of Education
After another proposed textbook bites the dust, some are questioning the State Board of Education’s commitment to Mexican-American Studies.
The Texas State Board of Education (SBOE) is no stranger to controversy. Its usual scandals involve questionable things the board or its members have done: plac...Read More
Texas lawmakers just gave the State Board of Education more power over textbook content. What could possibly go wrong?
In past legislative sessions, a bill this momentous would have been major news. But in the “worst Legislature ever,” it received almost no press coverage at...Read More
Representative Valoree Swanson claimed climate researchers “have faked the results” on temperature data while making a case for her bill.
Representative Valoree Swanson, R-Spring, is making a case for why her bill protecting the “academic freedom” of public school teachers wouldn’t amount to...Read More
Rallying scholars say the revised Mexican-American studies textbook, which describes Mexican Americans as dangerous and lazy, also introduces hundreds of new errors.
Scholars say the revised Mexican-American studies textbook, which describes Mexican Americans as dangerous and lazy, also introduces hundreds of new errors....Read More
State Board of Education members suggest the book is a long shot for use, demand greater oversight of textbook adoption.
Hundreds rallied to protest a Mexican-American history textbook full of errors and offensive passages, and State Board of Education members suggested the book i...Read More
For the second straight year, the State Board of Education vetoed a bid by Athlos Academy to open a charter school connected to an Idaho construction firm....Read More
And they are not good: 'Willfully irresponsible, culturally chauvinist and discriminatory.'
The scholarly reviews are in on that ‘deeply offensive’ Mexican-American history textbook proposed for Texas schools — and they are not good....Read More
Scholars and advocates will gather in San Antonio Saturday to make sure Mexican-American studies 'isn't coopted or sabotaged' by a controversial textbook....Read More
Bruner, no more an elected official than President Obama was a gay prostitute, lost Tuesday's runoff to a chiropractor.
Mary Lou Bruner, no more an elected official than President Obama was a gay prostitute, lost Tuesday's runoff to a chiropractor....Read More