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Texas bill limiting teaching of current events, historic racism appears headed for governor after Senate revives it

Texas educators worry the bill would have a chilling effect on tough conversations about race and racism. GOP lawmakers say they wanted to ensure teachers’ personal biases stay out of their lessons.

High school students walk to their next class after the bell rings at Elsik Ninth Grade Center in Houston on March 28, 2018.

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Higher education Politics Public education Brandon Creighton Bryan Hughes Steve Toth