PragerU Kids Is Twisting Black History One Video at a Time

Content warning: This blog discusses historical racial violence. If you keep up with public education, you’ve probably heard of PragerU by now. Maybe you even followed the controversy when far-right State Board of Education (SBOE) member Julie Pickren falsely claimed it was coming to Texas classrooms last year. Let’s get it straight: PragerU is not […]

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What is the Texas State Board of Education (SBOE)?

The Texas SBOE is a board, made up of 15 elected members from across the state, that decides what is and isn’t taught in our public schools.

Why does the SBOE matter? And how can you be part of our important work to #TeachTheTruth? […]

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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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