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Austin public radio station KUT is airing and streaming online a new documentary about the rightâ€™s long-running culture war over public education in Texas. “The Long Game: Texasâ€™ Ongoing Battle for the Direction of the Classroom,” by award-winning producer Trey Kay, looks at the ongoing political witch hunt over CSCOPE as well as the divisive […]
Stop us if youâ€™ve heard this one before. An extremist pastor walks into a library to destroy public property and when the stunt royally backfires on him, he recruits a member of his congregation to craft an unconstitutional city ordinance that essentially made his church members the morality police and the arbiters of what you […]
A few weeks ago we told you about the American Family Associationâ€™s Bryan Fischerâ€™s claim that the Bible is the only book banned in the countryâ€™s public schools. Fischer has obviously not been to Texas where a course on the Bible is offered as an elective. Wait. He actually has been to Texas. Fischer was […]
The religious right doesnâ€™t just target science and social studies when it comes to politicizing public school classrooms. The movementâ€™s pressure groups attack education on a broad front, pushing a divisive agenda throughout the public school curriculum — including even reading and English classes. Educational Research Analysts, the old right-wing warhorse of the textbooks “culture […]
We told you yesterday how the old warhorse of the right-wing censorship movement in Texas, Educational Research Analysts, works to intimidate publishers and promote a divisive ideological agenda in public school textbooks. As we reported, the groupâ€™s July newsletter called for the Texas State Board of Education to reject textbooks that are allegedly anti-Christian and […]
More than a few people have wondered who really authored the inflammatory anti-Muslim resolution the Texas State Board of Education passed in September. Randy Rives, a failed state board candidate from Odessa, asked the board in July to pass the resolution. Rives has told reporters that he and his wife wrote the resolution and combed […]
The Fort Worth Star-Telegram has another story about the perils of educational publishing in Texas. It seems that a play by Peter Sagal, the host of NPRâ€™s popular news quiz show Wait Wait… Donâ€™t Tell Me, was being considered for inclusion in an end-of-course exam under development for high school English students in Texas. Then, […]