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Political Extremism and Curriculum Standards

In March the conservative¬†Texas Public Policy Foundation (TPPF)¬†ambushed teachers and others who have been working to revise social studies curriculum standards for the state‚Äôs public schools. TPPF charged that the curriculum writing teams — made up of teachers, academics and others — were drafting standards that left out important historical figures such as George Washington […]

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