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 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.
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.