Some Texas curriculum advisers want less time on civil rights leaders

07/9/2009 | Dallas Morning News (free registration), The

Two conservatives are recommending the Texas education board reduce the amount of time students spend studying civil rights leaders such as César Chávez and Thurgood Marshall in social studies classes. The two are among the six board-appointed experts guiding teams of teachers, academics and community representatives in developing the state's new social studies standards.

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