TFN Launches Multi-Group Campaign Focused on Need to Teach the Truth in Schools

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMarch 22, 2022 AUSTIN, Texas – The Texas Freedom Network today launched its Teach the Truth campaign, a multi-tier grassroots campaign to tackle the politicization of schools and children’s education, especially as it relates to race and LGBTQ representation.  The Teach the Truth campaign consists of a coalition of 13 state and national […]

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Is the SBOE Bringing the Circus to Town Again?

The Texas State Board of Education will rewrite state standards for history, government and other social studies courses this year. The last time this happened, in 2010, the whole process became — to put it bluntly — a circus. It embarrassed Texas before the eyes of the country and the world. That year, the board made hundreds of changes, often based not on facts but on personal political beliefs. The result is a set of standards that have been panned even by conservative think tanks as a “politicized distortion of history” that downplayed slavery as the cause of the Civil War, dismissed the separation of church and state, portrayed civil rights gains as having negative consequences, and much more. […]

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