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Texas Curriculum Changes

A Win For Science In Texas

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 11.22.2013 | Green

The Texas State Board of Education voted to approve a Houghton Mifflin environmental science textbook Friday, after some thought advocates for the oil...

Texas Ends Major School Curriculum System Amid Concerns It Was 'Anti-American'

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 05.21.2013 | Politics

Texas will discontinue the state-run curriculum system used by at least 875 of the state’s school districts amid complaints that it contained lesson...

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...

Texas Schools Lesson Depicts Boston Tea Party As Act Of Terrorism

Posted 11.26.2012 | Education

Some Texas parents are upset over a history lesson that depicts the Boston Tea Party as an act of terrorism. The historical protest against taxati...

Recent Bills Bring Controversial Changes To School Curriculums (SLIDESHOW)

Posted 11.12.2012 | Education

Over the past couple years, several states attempted — and in some instances, succeeded — in passing legislation that brought controversial change...

Texas Curriculum Changes Prompt Civil Rights Groups To Seek Review Of Public Schools In Lone Star State

AP | MICHAEL GRACZYK | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

HOUSTON — Two civil rights organizations are seeking a federal review of public school education in Texas, accusing state school administrators ...

Texas Textbook MASSACRE: 'Ultraconservatives' Approve Radical Changes To State Education Curriculum

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

AUSTIN, Texas - A far-right faction of the Texas State Board of Education succeeded Friday in injecting conservative ideals into social studies, histo...