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New Texas Social Studies Textbooks Whitewash and Rewrite American History

By Elaine Magliaro On Sunday, Emma Brown (Washington Post) reported that millions of public school students in Texas “will begin using new social studies textbooks this fall based on state academic standards that barely address racial segregation.” In addition, she … Continue reading

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Stateside Texas: Governor Abbott Appoints Home-schooler to Chair the State Board of Education

By Elaine Magliaro The Associated Press reported last week that Governor Greg Abbott of Texas had tapped Houston Republican Donna Bahorich, a home-schooler, to serve as the new chairwoman of the Texas Board of Education. The AP said that Bahorich’s nomination has to be … Continue reading

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