Revised TX Social Studies standards

Historians from Texas and around the U.S. have signed a letter calling for the Texas State Board of Education to delay its final vote on revised Social Studies standards and to allow time for review and input from scholars, as reported by the Associated Press and by the Austin American-Statesman.

The historians have set up a website where you can read the text of their letter and their press release. They also have a page with links to statements by historians, which (as of this posting) includes the following:

Statements by Historians

About Texas Social Studies

Regrettably, the Board has previously made it clear that they’re not interested in input from the experts.

On Thursday, April 15, the Texas Education Agency posted the current version of the revised standards, opening a one-month period for public comment before they take their final vote.

Click here for previous posts on this blog re: the Texas Social Studies standards revisions.

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  1. […] that space.  Tony Whitten at Curricublog will cover it well, and probably timely — read his stuff.  Steve Shafersman’s work will be informative.  The Texas Tribune […]

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