Texas Conservatives Win Curriculum Change

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Texas Conservatives Win Curriculum Change

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Texas Conservatives Win Curriculum Change
The conservative members maintain that they are trying to correct what they see as a liberal bias among the teachers who proposed the curriculum. To that end, they made dozens of minor changes aimed at calling into question, among other things, concepts like the separation of church and state and the secular nature of the American Revolution.

“I reject the notion by the left of a constitutional separation of church and state,” said David Bradley, a conservative from Beaumont who works in real estate. “I have $1,000 for the charity of your choice if you can find it in the Constitution.”

...Cynthia Dunbar, a lawyer from Richmond who is a strict constitutionalist and thinks the nation was founded on Christian beliefs, managed to cut Thomas Jefferson from a list of figures whose writings inspired revolutions in the late 18th century and 19th century, replacing him with St. Thomas Aquinas, John Calvin and William Blackstone.
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Re: Texas Conservatives Win Curriculum Change

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That was like two years ago. I remember the story. They lost what they really wanted though, and that was to change science curriculum.

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Dammit, I missed the date. Sorry 'bout that. :(
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