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Texas ed board votes to restore lessons on Clinton, Keller


November 14, 2018

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Texas Board of Education preliminarily voted Tuesday night to restore Hillary Clinton and Helen Keller to the state's history curriculum and to slightly soften language about the Arab-Israeli conflict — surprising moments of bipartisanship for members who have long waged ideological battles about how students in the nation's second largest state learn history.

The moves came after the board's 10 Republicans and five Democrats heard hours of often impassioned testimony from students, teachers, activists and university experts on proposed edits meant to streamline...

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