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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE AUSTIN - The Texas Freedom Network is hailing the State Board of Education’s final approval today of science curriculum standards that – for the first time in decades – no longer include misleading requirements designed to undermine the teaching of evolution. Read More
Texas Freedom Network Statement on Texas State Board of Education Preliminary Vote on Science StandardsShare
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Today the State Board of Education gave preliminary approval to revised science curriculum standards that mostly align with compromise language offered by teachers and scientists on a state-appointed curriculum writing team. If approved on a final vote Friday, the revised standards would largely remove curriculum standards the state board added in 2009 in an effort to undermine instruction on evolution in science classrooms. Read More
Board Must Choose Between Anti-Evolution Pressure Group and Texas Teachers Read More
Religious-right activists used a press conference on Wednesday to pressure Texas House members into passing SB6, which would require discrimination against transgender Texans in public restrooms. We sent out a statement in response. Read More
Equality, Civil Liberties Groups Denounce Shameful Deal Pitting Rights of Transgender Texans against Planned Parenthood FundingShare
Last week Texas House members shamefully bartered over the lives of transgender Texans and women's access to health care services. Today the Texas Freedom Network joined with our coalition partners to call out this outrageous bargain. Here's the press release we sent out: Read More