It’s Time to Act: The ‘Just Educate’ Campaign

Have you had enough? Last week’s Texas State Board of Education meeting was yet another debacle for honest and sound education. Last year the board’s creationist faction worked to water down instruction on evolution in science classrooms. The year before that they tried (but failed) to force politically approved reading lists into language arts and literature classrooms. Now the […]

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Statement on Texas Curriculum Debacle

Texas Freedom Network President Kathy Miller released the following statement after a divided State Board of Education gave preliminary approval to new social studies curriculum standards for Texas public schools: “Some board members themselves acknowledged this morning that the process for revising curriculum standards in Texas is seriously broken, with politics and personal agendas dominating […]

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Religious Freedom Fails in Texas

The Texas Freedom Network just sent out the following press release: The Texas State Board of Education’s vote today against requiring that students learn what the nation’s Founders did to protect religious freedom represents an irresponsible rewriting of American history and a stunning triumph of politics over education, the president of the Texas Freedom Network […]

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Listen to TFN Interviews about Texas SBOE

Texas Freedom Network and the fight against far-right efforts to rewrite history in Texas public school classrooms were featured on three national radio programs the last few days. First, TFN President Kathy Miller was a guest on the Rev. Welton Gaddy’s State of Belief radio program. Check out the full interview here. Kathy was also a guest […]

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Kathy Miller: Politics and Social Studies

Various newspapers have run the following op-ed from Texas Freedom Network President Kathy Miller about the State Board of Education‘s January meeting on new social studies curriuclum standards for Texas public schools. We’re posting her 0p-ed here for TFN Insider readers. Rewriting History: Politics and Social Studies Standards During January’s State Board of Education debate […]

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