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Texas Rewrites History

Christianist extremists have successfully rewritten American history. Here’s just a few of the textbook changes approved by the Texas State Board of Education. -The Board removed Thomas Jefferson from the Texas curriculum’s world history standards on Enlightenment thinking, “replacing him with religious right icon John Calvin.” -“Teachers in Texas will be required to cover the Judeo-Christian influences of the nation’s ...

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Texas: Conservatives Strong-Arm Textbook Curriculum Advisory Panel

The Texas State Board of Education is easily the most influential group in the nation when it comes to the subjects studied in public schools. Their recommendations directly affect the make-up of the textbooks sold to school systems all over the country. Naturally, therefore, Christianists and assorted wingnuts fiercely lobby the TSBOE, including from within, to ensure that American kids ...

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