THE BIG CONVERSATION
Just because the Republican debates will make for good television, don’t forget the joys of a live show. Today, the State Board of Education is coming to town.
Couched between graduation requirements and investment strategy, the fireball will be the social studies curriculum (and the public testimony around it).
It's largely a debate over which historical figures to include — and the racial and ethnic backgrounds of those figures. Include more minorities and civil rights figures or clamp down on stories about labor organizing and subversion? As with most SBOE fights, the split comes not down ...