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Joe Zamecki protests outside a building where the Texas Board of Education was holding a meeting on Thursday.

    Board compromises on evolution

    The Texas State Board of Education delivered a blow to social conservatives Friday, giving final approval to supplemental high school science materials after a brief flare-up over some lessons teaching the principles of evolution.


  • Teaching evolution up for debate again in Texas

    The debate over teaching evolution in public schools is resurfacing at the Texas State Board of Education.


  • Texas State Board of Education member Lawrence Allen speaks during a meeting of the board to discuss Islam and Christianity in textbooks in Austin, Texas on Friday. The board of education adopted a resolution seeking to curtail references to Islam in textbooks. (Associated Press/Austin American-Statesman, Jay Janner)

    Texas targets Islam in public school texts

    The Texas State Board of Education adopted a resolution Friday that seeks to curtail references to Islam in Texas textbooks, as social conservative board members warned of what they describe as a creeping Middle Eastern influence in the nation's publishing industry.


  • Anthony Bruner and Mary Lou Bruner pray at the start of a meeting of the Texas State Board of Education to discuss Islam and Christianity in textbooks in Austin, Texas, on Friday, Sept. 24, 2010. The board of education adopted a resolution seeking to curtail references to Islam in textbooks. (AP Photo/Austin American-Statesman, Jay Janner)

    Texas ed board adopts resolution limiting Islam

    The Texas State Board of Education adopted a resolution Friday that seeks to curtail references to Islam in Texas textbooks, as social conservative board members warned of what they describe as a creeping Middle Eastern influence in the nation's publishing industry.


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