Texas is one of a handful of states that hasn't adopted the coming Common Core curriculum standards, but former State Board of Education member Cynthia Dunbar nonetheless believes that the creep of "socialized education" is apparent in a new environmental science text. In an innuendo-heavy segment ... More >>
Will anti-evolutionists be able to adapt and survive in a new textbook market?
A couple of weeks ago, delegates from the Irving-based Boy Scouts of America voted to lift their ban on openly gay Scouts, though openly gay adult staff members are still barred. When that vote happened, demons flooded the earth, Sodom and Gomorrah were re-animated, and we all plummeted into a ragin ... More >>
Surely you're aware that down in Austin at this very moment, the State Board of Education is getting ready to vote on changes to the social studies curriculum taught in public schools. And if a few members of the SBOE get their way (S'up, Cynthia Dunbar? How's it hangin', Don McLeroy?), say adios to ... More >>
I'll recycle my old joke: Tonight, the role of Cynthia Dunbar will be played by Kristen Wiig.Whenever we've needed to speak to someone rational on the State Board of Education, we've always called District 13's Mavis Knight, who reps parts of Dallas and Tarrant Counties. Very nice; very thoughtfu ... More >>
State Board of Education candidate Thomas Ratliff (and family), who thinks the earth is plenty oldWell, who knew? The eyes of Texas have been focused on the GOP primary race between Governor Rick Perry and challenger Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison as the ultimate throwdown between far right and ... More >>
Texas State Board of Education member Mavis Knight, a Democrat whose District 13 includes part of Dallas and Tarrant Counties, had no idea till reached by Unfair Park this afternoon that her fellow board member Cynthia Dunbar has published a book. But, sure enough, there it is on Amazon: One Nation ... More >>
Should creationism win out, textbooks throughout the countrynot just Texaswill challenge the theory of evolution in science curricula