Fordham Institute Writers Get Defensive About Texas Social Studies Report

History News Network is now being used to push back against us on our calling out of Fordham Institute’s flawed criticism of Texas Social Studies standards. ...

GOP “Moderate” Pushes Back Against Flawed Fordham Institute Report; Supports Texas Teachers Attacked By D.C. Group

SBOE member Pat Hardy has over 30 years of teaching Social Studies in Texas.  When it comes to this topic, it’s not hard to argue that...

Liberty Institute Gives Biased Fordham Institute Texas Social Studies Report an “F”

NEWS RELEASE – For Immediate Release Liberty Institute Gives Fordham Institute’s Social Studies Report an F: Fordham Institute Fails in Its Inaccurate Attempt to Discredit Texas...

Texas Social Studies Are Strong: Just State The Facts!

In May of 2010, the Texas State Board of Education  (SBOE) adopted a final version of curriculum standards for Social Studies.  Yes, that was eight months ago.  Still,...

Veterans Day: Thank Our Veterans & Troops & Thank Conservative Texas State Board of Education For Keeping It Important in Social Studies

During the Texas Social Studies battle, a misguided group of teachers recommended that Veterans Day be removed from some sections of k-12 social studies.  But they...

Texas Teacher Unions Endorse Political Candidates, But Claim Politics Shouldn’t Mix With Education

Sounds like a double standard to me.  Texas State Teachers Association and American Federation of Teachers have endorsed Democrat State Representative, Solomon Ortiz, Jr.  These are the...