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Morgan Smith

Morgan Smith is an investigative reporter with a focus on income inequality. She joined the Tribune in November 2009, and has previously covered politics and public education. In 2013, she received a National Education Writers Association award for "Death of a District," a series on school closures. After earning a bachelor's degree in English from Wellesley College, she moved to Austin in 2008 to enter law school at the University of Texas. A San Antonio native, her work has also appeared in Slate, where she spent a year as an editorial intern in Washington D.C.

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By Ross Ramsey

Texas' New Social Studies Textbooks Under Fire

Several academics on Tuesday pointed to flaws — including inaccurate descriptions of world religions and out-of-date racial terminology — in proposed social studies textbooks up for adoption by the Texas State Board of Education. 

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