Resolution Intends to Limit 'Pro-Islamic' Bias

September 25, 2010

Author: Terrence Stutz

Source: The Dallas Morning News

The State Board of Education on Friday instructed textbook publishers to make sure their new world history texts are more favorable to Christianity and less positive toward Islam if they want to sell their books in Texas.


Social conservatives on the board joined in a 7-6 vote for a resolution citing two textbooks – no longer used in Texas – that it said had a pro-Islamic, anti-Christian bias in how historic events were treated and in how much coverage was given to each faith.