Texas OKs Mexican-American Studies Curriculum Under New NameThe Texas Board of Education on Wednesday gave preliminary approval to creating statewide academic standards for a Mexican-American studies high school course — but only after changing the name to "ethnic studies," which conservatives argued is less alienating for other groups of people.
Texas Board Again Rejects Mexican-American Studies TextbookThe Texas Board of Education for the second year has rejected a Mexican-American studies textbook, with members arguing this time the book wasn't expansive enough.
Bill Could Turn Back Page, Return Power To Texas Board Of Education The often-combative Texas Board of Education would expand its ability to reject textbooks it doesn't like, rolling back limits that have been in place for more than two decades, under a proposal on the verge of clearing the state Legislature.
Bill Could Turn Back Page, Return Power To Texas Board Of EdThe Texas Board of Education would expand its ability to reject textbooks it doesn't like, rolling back limits that have been in place for more than two decades, under a proposal on the verge of clearing the Legislature.
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.