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Texas Rejects Plan to Fact-Check Textbooks

Members of the Texas Board of Education have rejected a push to create a group to fact-check textbooks used in student classrooms. The vote passed 8-7 against the measure, even though the Texas textbook industry has faced controversy in the past, most recently for referring to American slaves as “workers” in a history textbook. 356 more words


Malcolm X Grassroots Movement at Georgia State organizes against McGraw-Hill

Since the news broke in October about McGraw-Hill World Geography textbooks labeling slaves as migrant workers, the Malcolm X Grassroots Movement at Georgia State has created a petition to urge the university to rise up against the “whitewashing” of history. 813 more words