Dewhurst, Patrick Continue Push to End CSCOPE

An extended drama over a controversial curriculum tool used by Texas public schools took a new turn Wednesday as Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst entered the fray with a letter to the State Board of Education and a key state senator pushed to add the issue to the special session agenda.

“We were all told that our CSCOPE problems were behind us,” Dewhurst said in the letter. “Over the past few weeks I have learned this could not be further from the truth.” 

The statement could be interpreted as swipe at state Sen. Dan Patrick, one of Dewhurst's 2014 Republican ...

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