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Texas Textbook Changes

The Latest Texas Textbook Battle

AP | Will Weissert | Posted 11.18.2014 | Politics

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- The Texas Board of Education is poised to vote Tuesday on more than 100 proposed social studies, history, geography and governme...

Texas May Actually Do Something Good For Textbooks

AP | WILL WEISSERT | Posted 01.31.2014 | Politics

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Texas Board of Education approved tighter rules on Friday dictating who can serve on volunteer panels that scrutinize textb...

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 ...

Rebecca Klein

Another Push For Creationism In Texas Textbooks

HuffingtonPost.com | Rebecca Klein | Posted 09.11.2013 | Politics

Students in Texas will soon be reading biology textbooks that teach creationism if some of the state’s textbook review panelists have their way. ...

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...