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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
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