From EdWeek, a “mistake” that only confirms the worst biases against Texas, known by many for their highly politicized State Board of Education’s battles over textbook content. The 2012 Texas Republican Party Platform, adopted June 9 at the state convention in Forth Worth, seems to take a stand against, well, the teaching of critical thinking […]
A school district awarded a rare federal foreign language instruction grant for public schools in the Dallas/Fort Worth area may return it because parents are concerned that learning the Arabic language will also entail learning the religion of Islam. Are their perceptions based on fact?
Three civil rights advocacy groups have joined together to address revisionist changes to social studies curriculum as decided by the Texas State Board of Education earlier in 2010.