Pro-science supporters rally prior to a State Board of Education public hearing on proposed new science textbooks, in Austin, Texas. (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File)

Texas Board Approves Textbook Review Rule Changes

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Texas Board of Education imposed tighter rules Friday on the citizen review panels that scrutinize proposed textbooks, potentially softening the ideological battles over science and religion that have long plagued the debate about what students learn in school. Tension over the issue has been building for years in the country’s […]