Texas Board of Education Chair Donna Bahorich, left, listens to Texas Education Agency counsel Von Byer, right, during a meeing, Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2015, in Austin, Texas. Texas could allow university professors to fact-check textbooks approved for statewide use, after a ninth-grade world geography book referred to African slaves as "workers." (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

Texas Board Of Education Rejects Academic Vetting After Textbook Found To Refer To African Slaves As ‘Workers’

In 2014, the Texas Freedom Network Education Fund studied new history books up for review by the state’s Board of Education. The group highlighted a number of biased inaccuracies, suggesting segregated schools weren’t completely bad and Affirmative Action recipients are un-American.