2014 Archives

The Texas social studies textbooks debate

October 8, 2014

Texas is considering new social studies textbooks for public school students for the first time since 2002.

On Oct. 6, 2014, KERA's Think, hosted by Krys Boyd, talked about questions that have arisen about textbooks and the teaching of culture and religion with a pair of SMU professors who recently testified about the books before the State Board of Education – Kathleen Wellman of the history department and David Brockman, who teaches religious studies.

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Related Link: SMU experts address controversial content proposed for Texas’ new public school textbooks

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