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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
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
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
Textbook is first from former State Board of Education member’s publishing house.
SBOE alum Cynthia Dunbar, who once called public ed “tyrannical,” has a new Mexican-American studies textbook — light on the "Mexican-American" part....Read More
The myth of America’s “Christian origins,” which developed in the 19th century, could well be what students learn from the new history textbooks going int...Read More
A University of Houston doctoral student and former English teacher has sparked a national conversation about how public schools teach geography, history and ra...Read More
A new textbook watchdog, rooted in conservative grassroots activism, drove the debate over Texas' new social studies books—and they're just getting started....Read More
The Houston Chronicle's Lauren McGaughy stops by to talk about a fight brewing over the adoption of new social studies textbooks in Texas schools....Read More