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.
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.
Watchdogs Say Texas Dodged Education "Train Wreck"When the state takes up revisions of science and social studies coursework in 2017, a former schoolteacher who believes that dinosaurs were on Noah's Ark and that President Obama is a gay prostitute won't have a vote.
Texas Education Board's Leading Candidate Known For Conspiracy PostsA retired Texas schoolteacher who claims President Barack Obama is a gay prostitute is the front-runner in a Republican primary runoff for a seat on the influential state education board.
Education Board Nears Grad Requirement VoteThe Texas State Board of Education will hold a last round of discussions on Wednesday before finalizing the state's new high school graduation requirements on Friday.
Panel To Review Criticized Texas Curriculum SystemA 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.
Ed Com Wants Schools Rated On Minority StudentsTexas' new education commissioner says that a revised system for rating schools should look at how well they close the achievement gap for minority students.