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Only in Texas — read ’em and weep!

"Texas Textbook MASSACRE: 'Ultraconservatives' Approve Radical Changes To State Education Curriculum#," is from The Huffington Post  (3/13/10).

"Despite buzz, Perry says he has no interest in running for president#," is from the Fort Worth Star-Telegram (3/13/10).

"Texas Board of Education cuts Thomas Jefferson out of its textbooks#," is from Think Progress (3/12/10). Jon's lament: "Texas students: race to the bottom."

"State Board member walks out in frustration over social studies proposals#," is from the Fort Worth Star-Telegram (3/11/10).

"SBOE gets Medieval#," is from The Texas Tribune (3/11/10).

"Some miss George W. Bush, and they're not shy about it#," is from the Fort Worth Star-Telegram (3/11/10). Jon mentions, "Lots of knuckle-dragger comments."

"Texas Conservatives Seek Deeper Stamp on Texts #, is by JAMES C. McKINLEY Jr. at the New York Times (March 11, 2010). Summary: Proposed changes to the state's social studies curriculum would portray conservatives in a more positive light.

"Creationist-Cum-McCarthy-Booster Incumbent Rejected By Texas Republicans#," is from TPM Muckraker (3/10/10)>

"The Revision Thing#," is from The Texas Tribune (3/10/10). Regards Texas text books.

"Potties, Pickups and Preparedness#," is from The Texas Tribune  (3/8/10).

Hat Tip Key: Regular contributors of links to leads are Betmo*, Diane~ and Jon#.

 

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