Texas textbooks tout Christian heritage -Politico

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The culture-war as it is being fought in the Texas school system. This article clearly comes from a left perspective, criticizing conservative attitudes toward education. Whether you agree with it or not, it provides a good example of the battle to control discourse in America.

“…the controversy in Texas also hints at rising tensions across the U.S. over academic standards, as conservatives have mobilized aggressively to shape what students learn in science, social studies and beyond. History has been a particularly fraught subject because it’s so intimately tied to our conception of our nation — “it quite literally defines who we are,””

http://www.politico.com/story/2014/09/texas-textbooks-criticism-110809.html?cmpid=sf