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Rebecca Klein

Are Special Interests 'Hijacking' Textbooks?

HuffingtonPost.com | Rebecca Klein | Posted 11.22.2013 | Green

As the Texas State Board of Education nears a vote on which science textbooks it will recommend to schools, a watchdog group is calling out advocates ...

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...

Texas Textbooks to Finally Tell U.S. History Right

Chris Michael | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Chris Michael

"Our children need to be taught how our number one Founding Father, George Washington, was called to action by Jesus and died defending the Alamo," said Republican board member Terri Leo.

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 ...

David Barton Keeps Up His Lies At Glenn Beck Event

Chris Rodda | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Chris Rodda

A featured speaker at Glenn Beck's American Revival event was none other than the star of the "Texas Textbook Massacre," Christian nationalist pseudo-historian David Barton.

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...