Texas Again Voting On Science Lessons Challenging Evolution The Texas Board of Education is voting again this week on revised science curriculums requiring students to "evaluate scientific explanations" on the "complexity" of human cells and on the origin of DNA.
Texas Votes To Change Science Lessons Challenging EvolutionThe Republican-controlled board on Wednesday modified language that had asked biology students to consider "all sides" of scientific theory.
Texas Mulls Changing Curriculum Questioning EvolutionThe Texas Board of Education is hearing arguments over changing state science curriculums that, critics have said, are designed to challenge the theory of evolution and leave students wondering if a higher power created the universe.
Bahorich Reappointed Texas Board Of Education ChairwomanPraising her "exemplary leadership," Gov. Greg Abbott has reappointed Houston Republican Donna Bahorich chairwoman of Texas' sometimes controversial Board of Education.
Final Vote Rejects Disputed Mexican-American Studies BookThe Texas Board of Education has taken a final vote and has unanimously decided to reject a Mexican-American studies textbook that experts say is full of errors, leaves out facts, and promotes offensive stereotypes.
Texas School Board Rejects Criticized Mexican-American BookThe Texas Board of Education has unanimously rejected a Mexican-American studies textbook that experts say is rife with factual errors and anti-Hispanic bias.
Texas Board Issues 2nd Call For Ethnic Studies TextbooksThe Texas Board of Education has issued a second call for ethnic studies textbooks for possible statewide use after a similar 2014 request produced just one, heavily criticized book.
Texans Rally Against Proposed Mexican-American SchoolbookA ‘Reject The Text’ rally is being held in Austin this morning where dozens of groups are joining together to call for the state to reject a new schoolbook.
Historians: Proposed Mexican American History Text Is Riddled With ErrorsSaying it is riddled with errors, a chorus of Texas and and Mexican educators and historians have united to demand that a so-called history book for Texas high school students be rejected.
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.