Thanks Donna Garner. I wanted to share this with everyone, as you may need it too.
Subject: UPSET FATHER — NORTHWEST ISD, FT. WORTH, TX. — SON TAUGHT 5 PILLARS OF ISLAM, LITTLE ABOUT CHRISTIANITY — 2.11.14
VIDEO – 2.51 minutes — Andrew Bennett — Upset Father – Northwest ISD, Ft. Worth, Texas – 5 Pillars of Islam and Common Core in Texas
Published on Feb 10, 2014
Northwest ISD Parents and Teachers Against Common Core, address school board regarding the heavy focus of Islam, while just briefly touching on primary religions. Common Core is in Texas, just by another name — College and Career Ready, CSCOPE, Springboard, 21st Century Learning Skills…
To read through the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) for Social Studies, please go to the following link:http://ritter.tea.state.tx.us/rules/tac/chapter113/index.html
The World History Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) start at:
§113.42. Notice that Islam is only one of the many elements that Texas students are to be taught:
(23) Culture. The student understands the history and relevance of major religious and philosophical traditions. The student is expected to:
(A) describe the historical origins, central ideas, and spread of major religious and philosophical traditions, including Buddhism, Christianity, Confucianism, Hinduism, Islam, Judaism, Sikhism, and the development of monotheism; and
(B) identify examples of religious influence on various events referenced in the major eras of world history.