Religious Right’s Efforts to Ban Books in Texas Schools Fails in Court, Texas Freedom Network Celebrates Judge’s Order on HB 900

U.S. District Judge Alan Albright yesterday issued a written order stopping the state from implementing HB 900, which sought to completely ban or restrict materials in public school libraries by creating a vague and undefined rating system with multiple levels of review by several state agencies. […]

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Right-Wing SBOE Member Julie Pickren Attempts to Politicize Texas Classrooms Through Announcement with Controversial Vendor PragerU

Julie Pickren yesterday claimed in a video that materials from PragerU, a controversial vendor already introduced in Florida public schools, will soon be available in Texas schools. Board members have not yet met to discuss the adoption of educational materials, nor have parents, students, or educators had the opportunity to testify publicly on the matter. […]

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REPORT: Proposed Textbooks Could Help Texas Students Learn More About Climate Change

Texas State Board of Education, a Notorious Hotbed of Anti-Science Politics, Will Vote This Fall on Which Textbooks to Adopt for Public Schools  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEAugust 22, 2023 Contact:Emily Witt, Texas Freedom Network (TFN), [email protected] Oh, National Center for Science Education (NCSE), [email protected] AUSTIN, Texas — Texas Freedom Network Education Fund and National Center for […]

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