Patrick Faults Critics of Bill on College History Classes

Addressing criticism that he wants to eliminate college courses in Mexican-American and African-American history, state Sen. Dan Patrick, R-Houston, said in a Facebook post that such comments by activists misrepresent the legislation he has authored.

“I wish these same groups would spend their time and energy supporting my education policy for more choice for the hundreds of thousands of minority students who are dropping out of our schools, or graduating with minimum skills,” Patrick said in the Sunday evening post. 

Patrick's Senate Bill 1128 would tweak statute so that core curriculum requirements for American and Texas history at public ...

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