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Edward Countryman, History, helps find flaws in social studies textbooks

Dallas Morning News

Four years after State Board of Education members clashed over U.S. history standards for Texas schools, publishers are facing criticism from multiple groups over new textbooks and e-books based on those standards.

The Texas Freedom Network, an education advocacy and watchdog group, fired the first warning shot on Tuesday by challenging several of the books under consideration this year for U.S.history, world history,U.S.government and other social studies courses. READ MORE

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