The Texas State Board Of Education On Activism

From Dara Lind: Here’s a requirement from the eighth-grade curriculum, under “Citizenship”: The student is expected to…analyze reasons for and the impact of selected examples of civil disobedience in U.S. history such as the Boston Tea Party and Henry David Thoreau’s refusal to pay a tax. Yes, it’s hilarious that the curriculum glosses over the fact [Read More…]

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