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Texas education board workgroup changes course on "heroic" Alamo defenders

After submitting a recommendation to remove the word "heroic" from seventh-grade history textbooks, a Texas State Board of Education workgroup backed off its proposal after outcry from officials and the public.

Dan Chandler of Plano waits to testify on social studies language before the State Board of Education during a Committee of the Whole hearing on Sept. 11, 2018.

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