From today’s TFN News Clips:
“[Texas students] are going to know a great deal about their own state and it is a fine state, but they are going to know very little about the world and they are going to leave high school with a very myopic view of the history of humankind.”
— Gary Nash, founder and director of the National Center for History in Schools and a professor at UCLA, claiming proposed changes to Texas’ social studies curriculum overemphasize the state’s history, depriving students of important lessons in world history.
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