Mark A. Chancey

Austin Statesman: Texas schools get poor marks on teaching unbiased Bible course

Reporter Ben Kamisar of the Austin Statesman has covered the research of SMU religious studies expert Mark A. Chancey.

A new report by Chancey, “Reading, Writing & Religion II,” found that most of the 60 public school districts in Texas that offer Bible study courses aren’t meeting a 2007 state law mandating that the courses be fair as well as academically and legally sound. Continue reading

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Dallas Observer: Texas Public Schools are Still Teaching Ridiculous Things About the Bible

Reporter Eric Nicholson of the Dallas Observer has covered the research of SMU religious studies expert Mark A. Chancey.

A new report by Chancey, “Reading, Writing & Religion II,” found that most of the 60 public school districts in Texas that offer Bible study courses aren’t meeting a 2007 state law mandating that the courses be fair as well as academically and legally sound. Continue reading

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Fox 29: Study Criticizes Texas Bible Classes

Fox 29 television station in San Antonio has covered the research of SMU religious studies expert Mark A. Chancey.

A new report by Chancey, “Reading, Writing & Religion II” found that most of the 60 public school districts in Texas that offer Bible study courses aren’t meeting a 2007 state law mandating that the courses be fair as well as academically and legally sound. Continue reading

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Dallas Morning News: Report shows Bible courses in Texas public schools are biased, lack strong curriculum standards

Reporter Claire Cardona of The Dallas Morning News has covered the research of SMU religious studies expert Mark A. Chancey.

A new report by Chancey, “Reading, Writing & Religion II,” found that most of the 60 public school districts in Texas that offer Bible study courses aren’t meeting a 2007 state law mandating that the courses be fair as well as academically and legally sound. Continue reading

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