STATE LEGISLATURE / EDUCATION
Texas bill limiting teaching of current events, historic racism appears headed for governor after Senate revives it
Texas educators worry the bill would have a chilling effect on tough conversations about race and racism. GOP lawmakers say they wanted to ensure teachers’ personal biases stay out of their lessons.
By Kate McGee, The Texas Tribune
Texas GOP senators revived a contentious bill Friday night that would limit how Texas teachers can talk about current events and America’s history of racism in the classroom, hours after House …