Chris Turner, Democratic caucus chairman in the Texas legislature, had the opposite viewpoint:

The Dallas Morning News said that the board’s decision won’t affect the state’s textbooks or educational materials, and teachers won’t be barred from discussing the historical figures who were voted out. But they will no longer be part of the required curriculum.

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