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 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.
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.
Campus Officers Claim Retaliation After Textbook Scam InquiryPolice officers say they've uncovered a scheme involving more than $1,000,000 worth of textbooks at Collin College, but that investigation has reportedly led to retaliation and threats.
Texas Trying To Approve New Textbooks AgainA Texas panel is again attempting to approve new history and social studies textbooks for use in classrooms across America's second largest state.
State Board Mulls New History TextbooksThe State Board of Education is set for a potentially fiery preliminary vote on more than 100 history and social studies textbooks up for approval for classroom use.
More Schools Forgoing Board Of Ed-Approved BooksAnother ideological battle is brewing as the Texas Board of Education considers adopting social studies textbooks.
Parents Get Books Suspended From High School Reading ListThere have been seven books suspended from Highland Park schools. The action was taken because a group of parents wanted them off school reading lists. They say the content isn't age appropriate.
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.
History Books Spark Texas Classroom BattleAs Texas mulls new books for public school students, some academics are decrying lessons that they say exaggerate the influence of Christian values on our Founding Fathers.
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.
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.