Dan Patrick seems to have no issue with verbal altercation. The state senator, representing parts of northwest Houston, has gained quick notoriety for transferring his acidic on-air personality to the halls of Austin. He's offered crocodile tears for the students he purports to support. He's castiga ... More >>
Having fought his battles in Louisiana, the Rice University student is now ready for Texas and any move to put faux science in the public schools here.
Don McLeroy hasn't changed. The man - the creationist - is as personable and principled as he was during the taping of The Revisionaries, a truncated version of which will appear on Houston PBS this evening at 10 p.m. He's 66 years old. He's still assured of Genesis's inerrancy. He's not going to sh ... More >>
A new doc explores the Texas Board of Education's fight against science, history.
The Texas Freedom Network has one litmus test when it comes to electing members to the State Board of Education: Do they love public education? Sure, the question sounds a sappy, but the State Board of Education was stacked, for a number of years, with those who had nothing but contempt for those t ... More >>
Expect some awkward moments at the State Board of Education next week as new chair Barbara Cargill defends herself against videotaped remarks she made that are now being circulated by the Texas Freedom Network. The Texas Freedom Network, which advocates for separation of church and state and oppo ... More >>
We're semi-liveblogging the Scopes Monkey Trial of the 21st Century -- today's meeting of the State Board of Education, which is discussing science standards. Here's the first report and here's the second:Board member Ken Mercer of San Antonio, who has a really hard time following the "board members ... More >>