Texas 2012 GOP Platform "Mistakenly" Promotes Shallow Thinking

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 […]

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Dallas/FW Community Disturbed By The Teaching of Arabic Language, Afraid of Exposure to "Islam"

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?

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