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The Source: Rewriting History In Texas

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Textbooks coming up for approval before the Texas State Board of Education next week are having their facts questioned.

Assertions that free-markets have benefited all cultures over all times as well as the importance of religion in the foundation of American law are just two of the many concerning and some argue misleading facts found in a review of this year's crop of high-school social studies textbooks. 


  • Dan Quinn, spokesperson for the Texas Freedom Network, a left-leaning advocacy group that commissioned the independent study
  • Thomas Ratliff, member of the state board of education (R-Mt. Pleasant) from district 9

Paul Flahive can be reached at Paul@tpr.org and on Twitter at @paulflahive