Posts Tagged ‘texas schools’

Texas students wear burqas, learn terrorists are ‘freedom fighters’

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AUSTIN – The Texas curriculum-sharing service CSCOPE is coming under fire again because it was reported students are wearing burqas as “alternative” dress and learning that terrorists are really just “freedom fighters.” At least one teacher pointed their finger at the mandated curriculum.
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Two Texas charter schools among this year’s Race to the Top winners

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By Ben Velderman
EAGnews.org

AUSTIN, Texas – U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan probably wasn’t expecting many Christmas cards from teacher union leaders, but he may not get any at all after this week’s announcement that two Texas charter schools were among this year’s federal Race to the Top winners.
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