Mexican-American Textbook In Texas Slammed As RacistA textbook proposed to help teach the cultural history of Mexican-Americans in Texas public schools is under scrutiny by scholars, some of whom decry the effort as racist and not a reflection of serious academic study.
Texas Board May Vote To Let Academics Check School TextbooksTexas may vote this week on having outside experts check textbooks used in its public school classrooms for factual errors.
More Schools Forgoing Board Of Ed-Approved BooksAnother ideological battle is brewing as the Texas Board of Education considers adopting social studies textbooks.
Texas School Textbook Battle Heats Up Over ReligionThe Texas Board of Education is in the process of deciding what your child could be learning in school next year and a battle is brewing over some of those textbooks in the state capitol.
Texas Board OKs Paid Trips To Charter SchoolsThe Texas Board of Education has given approval for its members to take all-expenses-paid trips touring out-of-state charter school networks seeking approval to operate in Texas.
Board To Vote On Mexican-American StudiesThe Texas Board of Education is expected to vote on a hotly debated proposal that would create a Mexican-American studies course as a statewide high school elective.
Texas Mulls Mexican-American Studies CourseThe Texas Board of Education is considering adding a Mexican-American studies course as a statewide high school elective.
State Textbook Review Rule Change ApprovedThe Texas Board of Education approved tighter rules dictating who can serve on panels that review textbooks, a move that could soften ideological fights over what students learn.
Texas Gives Final OK To Dumping Algebra IIThe Texas Board of Education has approved a new high school curriculum that drops Algebra II as a graduation requirement for most high school students.
Evolution Debate Again Engulfs Texas Board Of EdThe Texas Board of Education has extended preliminary approval of new science textbooks, but held up one biology tome because of alleged factual errors.
State Education Board Delays Textbook VoteThe Texas Board of Education has refused to approve a biology book by one of the nation's largest publishers, pending an expert review of supposed "errors" on evolution.
Senate Committee OKs Board Of Education Chairwoman 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.