iOS app Android app

Texas Curriculum

No More Algebra II For Texas?

AP | WILL WEISSERT | Posted 11.23.2013 | Politics

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Texas Board of Education gave preliminary approval Thursday to dropping algebra II as a requirement for high school graduat...

Texas Undergoing Big Education Overhaul

AP | WILL WEISSERT | Posted 06.12.2013 | Politics

AUSTIN, Texas — The federal No Child Left Behind law was born in Texas, and billionaire Ross Perot first rallied big business to support tougher...

Students Wear Burqas During Class, Prompting Backlash

The Huffington Post | Sara Gates | Posted 02.28.2013 | Politics

A Texas public high school is under fire from parents and a state senator after a photo of five students wearing burqas in a classroom surfaced on Fac...

Allegations Of Texas Curriculum's 'Islamic Indoctrination' Refuse To Die, Despite Reports To Contrary

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 01.16.2013 | Education

Over a month after a Texas school district debunked allegations that their third-party curriculum was indoctrinating young students in Islam, the clai...

Muslim Bias? Texas Investigation Into Curriculum Finds Christian Bias Instead

Posted 12.13.2012 | Education

A chain email sent to Dallas-area school board members and district officials that prompted an investigation into alleged Islamic bias in the system's...

Jeremy Binckes

Backstory: How The Texas Textbook Revision Came To Be

HuffingtonPost.com | Jeremy Binckes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In Texas, Thomas Jefferson is set to be removed from the textbook standards explaining how Enlightenment thinkers have influenced revolutions since 17...