AHA News |  

Don't Mess with Texas! Keep Social Studies Curriculum Historically Accurate

The Texas State Board of Education is currently revising the social studies curriculum for Texas public schools, and efforts are underway by some religious conservatives to push for a curriculum that would portray the founding of the United States as having "biblical motivations."

The American Humanist Association has already sent a letter to the Texas State Board asking them to maintain integrity in their social studies curriculum by providing an accurate and balanced account of our nation's rich tradition of separation of church and state and religious pluralism. But that's not enough; we need your help! Please sign ourpetition and demand that the Texas State Board of Education not revise history by downplaying the secular nature of the U.S. Constitution and government.

The Texas social studies curriculum doesn't just affect Texas children, it affects all public school children across the country. Texas has the second-largest school system in the United States, and many textbooks that are published and used by students across the country are written to meet Texas guidelines.

So please join with the American Humanist Association and sign our petition for historical accuracy in the Texas social studies curriculum.Make your voices heard loud and clear: don't mess with Texas!

American Humanist Association

Fighting Back the Right: Reclaiming America from the Attack on Reason, the new b...

22 hours ago

American Humanist Association

Things that make you go hmmm....

1 days ago

American Humanist Association

Here is a cool new Kickstarter campaign to create a children's book for non-bel...

2 days ago

American Humanist Association

AHA board member Howard Katz is at Skepticon representing! Make sure to stop by...

2 days ago

American Humanist Association

December 2nd is Giving Tuesday. This holiday season, while you are buying gifts...

2 days ago

American Humanist Association

Hey, It's our favorite science guy! Clay Farris Naff talks with past AHA humanis...

2 days ago

American Humanist Association

Who is ready for Skepticon 2014?! If you are attending the event, make sure to s...

3 days ago

American Humanist Association

Today is National Transgender Day of Remembrance. Today we remember transgenders...

3 days ago

American Humanist Association

Today the American Humanist Association’s Appignani Humanist Legal Center sent a...

3 days ago

American Humanist Association

Many people don't believe that a person can be good without a god. What are thos...

3 days ago

American Humanist Association

Yesterday, AHA's David Niose presented his argument that the phrase "under God"...

3 days ago

American Humanist Association

A Congressional hearing on religious accommodations in the armed services is hap...

4 days ago

American Humanist Association

Today a judge will hear the arguments of Dave Niose, representing the AHA, in a...

4 days ago

American Humanist Association

Last week Indra Zuno delivered her secular invocation at the LA County Board mee...

4 days ago

American Humanist Association

The United Coalition of Reason is crushing the billboard game with billboards up...

4 days ago

American Humanist Association

The debate between Bill Nye and Ken Ham was so entertaining and informative, who...

5 days ago

American Humanist Association

Following on from last week's spectacular launch of 2 CoRs in the beautiful stat...

5 days ago

American Humanist Association

Will Kirk Cameron save Christmas and Christianity from the evil, putrid creature...

5 days ago

American Humanist Association

The secular community seems torn in their opinion of Dan Brown. Although you may...

5 days ago

American Humanist Association

What would give Margaret Atwood faith to keep going during a zombie apocalypse?...

6 days ago

American Humanist Association

If you have seen Interstellar you will know what Neil is talking about.

6 days ago

American Humanist Association

Release date for Fighting Back the Right, from the AHA's David Niose, is just a...

7 days ago