texas-vote-hereThe national debate over how to teach history is heating up in Texas, with the State Board of Education planning to hold a preliminary vote on history and social studies textbooks Tuesday afternoon. Barbara Cargill, chair of the Texas State Board of Education, sits at the center of the debate that could shape how students view the United States and the world. The daughter of a World War II veteran, she is fighting for a conservative, positive view of the country that focuses on its heroes. “I grew up with stories about the wars and I knew the sacrifices that it had cost him and his friends,” Cargill told CBN News about her father. More