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Relating to ethnic studies instruction in public schools.
No significant fiscal implication to the State is anticipated.
HB 1504 would and
ethnic studies, including Mexican American and African American
studies to the required public school social studies curriculum
Texas Action is opposed to HB 1504 on the principle of limited government. Texas public schools should do a better job of teaching the current core curriculum rather than adding new curriculum elements that would almost certainly be politically charged, heavily biased, and deeply divisive. There are plenty of options for students to study these issues during their postsecondary education.