Revisionism 101: What the Civil War Was About

Just in time for next year’s sesquicentennial observance of the start of the Civil War, the Texas Board of Education wants new Lone Star State history textbooks that are more conservative. For example, the board has proposed that the new school books match...

Texas Becomes Ground Zero for Historical Revisionism

Texans are revising history – Jamestown colonists were socialists; Thomas Jefferson is less important than Phyllis Schlafly; America’s founding fathers were Christians without a commitment to the separation of church and state; no Hispanics fought in the Alamo...

Texas Adopts Controversial Education Standards

Conservatives on the Texas Board of Education pushed through controversial new education standards that will impact what school children across the nation learn about history and economics. Baptists and others have criticized several of the decisions made on March 12...