Texas GOP Platform Opposes Critical Thinking

Here’s a direct quote:

“Knowledge-Based Education – We oppose the teaching of Higher Order Thinking Skills (HOTS) (values clarification), critical thinking skills and similar programs that are simply a relabeling of Outcome-Based Education (OBE) (mastery learning) which focus on behavior modification and have the purpose of challenging the student’s fixed beliefs and undermining parental authority.”

GOP Opposes Critical Thinking: Party platform paints original ideas as a liberal conspiracy – News Blog – The Austin Chronicle.

and see the platform.

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