Kilgore educator picked as part of state panel to examine curriculum guide
Kilgore — A Kilgore educator will serve on a statewide panel that was named Wednesday to review elements of a disputed school curriculum aid.
The seven-member board that will examine the CSCOPE curriculum guide is charged by State Board of Education Chairwoman Barbara Cargill with appointing review panels to vet CSCOPE’s content.
Lessons included in the curriculum guide have drawn fire from conservatives who have accused its designers of camouflaging national standards that have been rejected in Texas.
Elizabeth Abernathy, the executive director of the Kilgore-based Region VII Education Service Center, said Thursday she looks forward to serving on the committee.
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