[caption id="attachment_53065" align="alignleft" width="225" caption="Two civil-rights groups call Texas' new social studies curriculum ethnically offensive and 'historically inaccurate.'"][/caption]

Two civil-rights groups are seeking a federal review of public school education in Texas, accusing state school administrators of violating federal civil-rights laws as a result of social studies curriculum changes approved earlier this year by the Texas Board of Education.

The request to the U.S. Department of Education (ED), made by the Texas NAACP and Texas League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) on Dec. 20, contended that the...

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