CSCOPE Changes Focus of Confusion at SBOE Meeting

Updated, July 19, 1:53 p.m.:

The State Board of Education concluded its July meeting without providing further guidance as to whether Texas school districts continued to use lessons from CSCOPE, the controversial state-developed curriculum system. 

"It's not up to the state board," chairwoman Barbara Cargill, R-The Woodlands, said after the meeting. "I don't know who it is up to, but it's not up to us."

Though she added that legislators are the ones who need to clarify whether districts can still use CSCOPE lesson plans, which are now in public domain, Cargill said the board ...

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