3/11/2010

While national curriculum standards were released this week, Texas school board officials held hearings to discuss proposed changes to the state's social-studies curriculum that include an increased focus on Christianity and Republican political philosophy. The board's decision could influence textbooks across the nation because Texas is one of the largest purchasers of textbooks. Members of the Texas school board are expected to take a preliminary vote on a draft of the standards this week with a final vote due in May.

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