As Goes Texas?

February 3, 2010

I started this alternate blog with the intent of avoiding controversial topics. However, I don’t think that I can let this subject go.

Texas is a very important state when it comes to what is in textbooks. Not only in Texas, but around the country. Unlike most states, where local school districts decide which books to use, books in Texas must be approved at the state level. Being such a huge consumer of books, Texas is much-sought by text book publishers. Therefore, books are often skewed toward appealing to the Texas State Board of Education. Read the rest of this entry »