Good.In final edits leading up to the vote, conservatives rejected language to modernize the classification of historic periods to B.C.E. and C.E. from the traditional B.C. and A.D.
Also, good. It is true in many areas.They also required that public school students in Texas evaluate efforts by global organizations such as the United Nations to undermine U.S. sovereignty.
McLeroy offered the amendment requiring students to evaluate efforts by global organizations including the U.N. to undermine U.S. sovereignty, saying they threatened individual liberty and freedom.
Heaven forbid that we actually teach what the influences of our Founding Fathers were...During the monthslong process of creating the guidelines, conservatives successfully strengthened the requirements on teaching the Judeo-Christian influences of the nation's Founding Fathers and attempted to water down rationale for the separation of church and state.
Heaven forbid that we teach students what the government of the US REALLY is...The standards will refer to the U.S. government as a "constitutional republic," rather than "democratic,"
Heaven forbid we actually teach some BASIC economic understanding...and students will be required to study the decline in the value of the U.S. dollar, including the abandonment of the gold standard.
Well, duhh...Conservatives say the Texas history curriculum has been unfairly skewed to the left after years of Democrats controlling the board.