Tuesday, July 14, 2009

Education or political talking points?

A debate on what children should learn in the social sciences is looming in Texas, and it's not pretty. The Texas State Board of Education is weighing political and religious input for the social studies curriculum.

Meanwhile, Dallas Morning News columnist Jacquielynn Floyd writes that teachers shouldn't have to contend with competing ideologies in the classroom. Students should be prepared for tests, not the voting booth, she writes.

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1 comment:

freight bill factoring said...

Really if education and politics can be kept apart that would be good for both.