House Committee on Textbook Investigating - 57th R.S. (1961)

Committee: House Textbook Investigating
Title: Interim report
Library Catalog Title: Report to Speaker Byron Tunnell and members of the Texas House of Representatives of the 58th Legislature / by the House Textbook Investigating Committee of the 57th Legislature.
Subjects: Textbooks |
Library Call Number: L1836.57 T314 1
Session: 57th R.S. (1961)
Online version: View report [307 pages  File size: 16,369 kb]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. Whereas, the Texas Legislature takes cognizance of the great need in this time of peril and decision in the United States of America of true education of the youth of our Nation to the ideals of our wonderful American heritage; and Whereas, There is a need for the textbooks used in the public schools of Texas to contain the teaching of the traditions and the philosophy of America in order to inspire young people to revere our fundamental principles of this greatest country in all the world; now, therefore, be it Resolved, that the House of Representatives of the Fifty-seventh Legislature expresses its desire that the American history courses in the public schools emphasize in the textbooks our glowing and throbbing history of hearts and souls inspired by wonderful American principles and traditions, and be it further Resolved, that the Speaker of the House of Representatives be authorized to appoint a special committee of five members of the House of Representatives to study the contents of such textbooks at the personal expense of such five members, and that such committee of five report its findings to the House of Representatives at the earliest possible time and not later than the Regular Session fo the fifty-eighth Legislature.

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