Post Tagged with: "textbook battle"

June 1, 2010 18:41

Texas State Board of Education member reviled in media for prayer .. until they found out she was quoting Chief Justice Earl Warren

Leading the effort to support more than 200 amendments returning the textbooks’ content to original topics was board member Cynthia Dunbar, who is a professor at Liberty University School of Law. Dunbar offered an invocation before one of the final meetings of the Board, in which she said:

May 21, 2010 05:35

Obama’s Middle Name Ignites Textbook Battle

Should history books refer to the president as Barack Obama, Barack H. Obama or Barack Hussein Obama? Late into the night, the Texas Board of Education considered these and other questions for the state’s social studies curriculum. The debate has set off a culture war, pitting conservatives against democrats in a battle that attracted 40,000 e mails from parents, teachers and academics from around the nation.