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This week the State Board of Education is set to finish its revision of social studies curriculum standards for Texas public schools. So we'll soon know whether the board is going to fix distorted, politicized history on a number of topics in the standards -- from slavery and the Civil War to civil rights and Moses. Meanwhile, nearly 200 scholars have signed an open letter to board members, calling on the board to fix the standards, take out the politics and #TeachTheTruth. Read our press release. Read More

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The vast sea of young voters in Texas is finally stirring. We just sent out the following press release on today's elections in Texas. Read More

Here are some of the week’s most notable quotes. Read More

Here are some of the week’s most notable quotes. Read More

The New York Times

Breaking News: The writer and activist Larry Kramer has died at 84. His work to shock the U.S. into seeing AIDS as a public health emergency helped shift policy in the 1980s and '90s. “One of America’s most valuable troublemakers,” Susan Sontag called him. nyti.ms/3gtgOMf