Tuesday, March 16, 2010

Its Now Embarrassing to Say We Are From Texas

The New York Times

Rewriting History in Texas
Published: March 15, 2010

The Texas Board of Education, notorious for its past efforts to undermine the teaching of evolution in public schools, has now moved to revise the social studies curriculum to portray conservative ideas and movements in a more positive light and emphasize the role of Christianity in the nation’s founding.

It was a disturbing intervention by the board’s Republican majority into educational decisions best left to the teachers and scholars who have toiled for almost a year to produce the new curriculum standards...link to complete article

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