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Texas mulls curriculum that cuts Helen Keller, keeps Moses

November 13, 2018 5:11 PM
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AUSTIN, Texas – The Texas Board of Education is discussing changes to the history curriculum that could scrap lessons featuring Hillary Clinton, Helen Keller and Barry Goldwater, but keep instruction about how Moses influenced the nation's Founding Fathers and the ways states' rights helped cause the Civil War.

The Republican-controlled board is hearing from students, teachers, activists and academic experts who are defending or decrying proposed edits meant to streamline academic standards for history.

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