The Loom - 2010 March 12
Carl Zimmer wrote:Today the Enlightenment and Thomas Jefferson were disappeared from Texas.
Here’s a live blog from this morning’s hearings at the Texas State Board of Education.
Phil Plait wrote:In a 10-5 party line vote last week, the BoE rammed through a vast number of changes to the Texas state history standards, all of which conform to the über-far-right’s twisted view of reality. In these new standards, Hispanics are ignored, Black Panthers are added to provide balance to the kids learning about Martin Luther King, Jr., and get this, Thomas Jefferson was removed.