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Texas embarasses U.S. with “Trojan horse” textbooks

United Kingdom’s The Guardian writes a detailed report on the rewriting of U.S. history by the Texas school board with lessons promoting God and guns, sidelines Thomas Jefferson and drops references to slave trade.

“Texas buys millions of text books every year, giving it considerable sway over what publishers print. By some estimates, all but a handful of American states rely on text books written to meet the Texas curriculum. The California legislature is considering a bill that would bar them from being used in the state’s schools.”

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