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.

View Full Article in:

Dallas Morning News (free registration), The

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Education

Job Title Company Location
Director of Professional Services
Engaging Schools, Inc.
Cambridge, MA
Principal at Emerson Academy of Dayton
National Heritage Academies
Dayton, OH
Program Officer, Teacher Development
Knowles Science Teaching Foundation
Moorestown, NJ
Executive Director
Capitol Region Education Council (CREC)
Hartford, CT
Senior ELL Technical Assistance and Curriculum Specialist (8270)
American Institute for Researcher
Chicago, IL