candidate running for the Texas State Board of Education -- who, if elected, will determine what goes into children's textbooks -- is facing backlash over comments made on social media about President Obama and the Civil War.


According to the, Tea Party activists in Tennessee are pushing to whitewash school textbooks. The group wants to eliminate references to slavery as well as, mentions of the founders of America being slave owners.  Read More:

HOUSTON—Colleges and universities have become sympathetic to students’ concerns about the high cost of mandatory text books.As a result, major institutions in Houston now offer programs for students to rent textbooks instead of buy them. The colleges that allow renting include: Houston Community College, Rice University, Texas Southern University and the University of Houston. In […]