Texas Board of Education
The 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.
The Texas Board of Education has approved a new high school curriculum that drops Algebra II as a graduation requirement for most high school students.
The Texas Board of Education has extended preliminary approval of new science textbooks, but held up one biology tome because of alleged factual errors.
The 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.
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.
Who fills the spots on the Texas Board of Education could play a major role in what science textbooks the panel adopts next year for classrooms.
The upcoming Texas Board of Education elections will determine how much control social conservatives who have waged ideological battles in the past will have on the panel.