Friday, October 1, 2010

Texas School Board Approves Measure Banning Textbooks with "Pro-Islam Bias"

The Texas State Board of Education approved a one–page nonbinding resolution, which urges textbook publishers to limit what they print about Islam in world history books. The resolution cites world history books no longer used in Texas schools that it says devoted more lines of text to Islamic beliefs and practices than Christian ones. Chairwoman Gail Lowe said the resolution cites old books because board rules prohibit them from discussing current books more than 90 days after their adoption. READ MORE

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