State Board Of Education
Texas’ school board approved new history textbooks Friday for use across the nation’s second-largest state, but only after defeating six and seeing a top publisher withdraw a seventh
A Texas panel is again attempting to approve new history and social studies textbooks for use in classrooms across America’s second largest state.
The State Board of Education is set for a potentially fiery preliminary vote on more than 100 history and social studies textbooks up for approval for classroom use.
The next ideological fight over new textbooks for Texas classrooms intensified Wednesday with critics lambasting history lessons that they say exaggerate the influence of Moses in American democracy and negatively portray Muslims.
Another public information forum on Home Rule will be held in Dallas tonight. This one features a former state board of education member and a representative from the TEA.
Texas will develop two new math courses high school students can take in lieu of algebra II as it implements a major overhaul in academic curriculum.
The State Board of Education is holding two potentially emotionally charged public hearings on high school graduation requirements and what science textbooks should be approved for classrooms across Texas.
A special State Board of Education panel is reviewing a curriculum system used by hundreds of Texas school districts — but which some conservatives claim promotes anti-American values.
Barbara Cargill’s nomination for a second term as chairwoman of the State Board of Education is headed to the full Texas Senate for consideration.
Addressing the State Board of Education on Friday, Gov. Rick Perry called for increasing the number of public charter schools in Texas and lauded a voucher plan.
The State Board of Education convenes for its first meeting since November’s election reshaped its ranks.
Republican Laurie Turner has won a spot on the State Board of Education representing part of South Texas.