The Texas Education Committee is pressured to REVERSE rec to eliminate & # 039; heroic & # 039; when Alamo teaches

The advisory panel of the Texas State Board of Education suggested and has now reversed the suggestion for change in efforts to address the restructuring of the curriculum, stating that

A Texas education committee is receding on its recommendation to omit the word "heroic" when it teaches about the men guarding the Alamo in history class.

The advisory committee of the State Board of Education of Texas revised its recommendation after receiving hundreds of calls and emails that oppose the recommendation of last week, as well as facing a growing backlash in social networks.

Those against the change raised concerns that it could dilute the history of Texas.

His new suggestion is that seventh graders should learn about "the heroism of the various defenders" at the Alamo and about William B Travis's "victory or death" card.

The advisory panel of the State Board of Education of Texas suggested and has now reversed the suggestion for change in efforts to address the restructuring of the curriculum, stating that "heroic" was a "loaded word of value"

The advisory panel of the Texas State Board of Education suggested the change last week in an effort to address the restructuring of the curriculum, claiming that "heroic" was a "word of value."

The curriculum currently states that "the siege of Alamo and all the heroic defenders who gave their lives there," according to Dallas News. The phrase & # 39; and all the heroic defenders who gave their lives there & # 39; they would be reduced.

"Stop political correctness in our schools," said Governor Greg Abbott, a Republican, last week.

"Of course, Texas schoolchildren should learn that Alamo's advocates were & # 39; Heroics & # 39;! I hope the State Board of Education agrees. Please contact your SBOE member to complain.

George P. Bush, state land commissioner, also expressed his disdain for a plan to allow students to not have to write a separate paper about "the Travis Letter" written by Lieutenant Colonel William Barrett Travis. in the Alamo during the battle.

"This politically correct nonsense is the reason why I will always fight to honor the sacrifice of the Alamo defenders," he said. "Your letter and the actions of the defenders must remain at the center of the teaching of Texas history." This is not debatable for me.

"Stop political correctness in our schools," Governor Greg Abbott, a Republican, said last week.

George P. Bush, state land commissioner, also expressed his disdain for a plan to allow students to not have to write a separate paper about "the Travis Letter" written by Lieutenant Colonel William Barrett Travis. in the Alamo during the battle.

George P. Bush, state land commissioner, also expressed his disdain for a plan to allow students to not have to write a separate paper about "the Travis Letter" written by Lieutenant Colonel William Barrett Travis. in the Alamo during the battle.

George P. Bush, state land commissioner, also expressed his disdain for a plan to allow students to not have to write a separate paper about "the Travis Letter" written by Lieutenant Colonel William Barrett Travis. in the Alamo during the battle.

However, the letter could be included in the general teachings of Alamo.

Debbie Ratcliffe, a spokeswoman for the Texas Education Agency, told Dallas News that they had tried to see if things could be "reduced by eliminating information, combining standards or clarifying."

Ratcliffe added: "That was the goal, they suggested that Travis's letter be deleted because they think that when the teachers talk about the Alamo, they will mention it completely, but the fact that it was not specifically delineated only meant that the teachers would dedicate less time to it. "

It is said that there will be a vote in November.

A photo of the 1960 El Álamo movie looking at John Wayne

A photo of the 1960 El Álamo movie looking at John Wayne

A photo of the 1960 El Álamo movie looking at John Wayne

The Battle of the Alamo is considered the high point of the Texas Revolution, but it is considered a controversial issue in representing who the true heroes were.

The Battle of the Alamo is considered the high point of the Texas Revolution, but it is considered a controversial issue in representing who the true heroes were.

The Battle of the Alamo is considered the high point of the Texas Revolution, but it is considered a controversial issue in representing who the true heroes were.

The Battle of El Alamo is considered the climax of the Texas Revolution, but it is considered a controversial issue when describing who the true heroes were.

For the Anglo-Saxon immigrants of the United States at that time, the annexation meant freeing the state from the autocratic domination of Mexico and General Santa Ana.

These white Texan immigrants also wanted to maintain slavery since the Mexican government had abolished all forms of human enslavement in 1829.

"Early representations of Texas history were good people against bad guys, white versus brown, democracy against tyranny," said James Crisp, a historian at North Carolina State University, according to Splinter News.

"Then, there was a contrary story that changed good and bad: the Americans were all racist and took over the land of the Mexicans, both stories are too simplistic."

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