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Texas Board Of Ed Bans Children's Book Over Marxism Mix-Up

First Posted: 03/28/10 06:12 AM ET Updated: 05/25/11 04:20 PM ET

Texas Banned Book

Fort Worth Star-Telegram:

In its haste to sort out the state's social studies curriculum standards this month, the State Board of Education tossed children's author Martin, who died in 2004, from a proposal for the third-grade section. Board member Pat Hardy, R-Weatherford, who made the motion, cited books he had written for adults that contain "very strong critiques of capitalism and the American system."

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