[caption id="attachment_29116" align="alignleft" width="150" caption="Rewriting the history curriculum has become an ideological battleground in Texas."]Rewriting the history curriculum has become an ideological battleground in Texas.[/caption]

The latest ideological battle over what gets taught in U.S. public schools is being waged in Texas, where the state board of education is considering new classroom standards that will determine how history is taught for the next decade.

Several students, parents, and lawmakers lobbied Jan. 13 for more diversity in Texas's social studies curriculum, while religious activists are pressing for more emphasis on the role of Christianity in...

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