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Texas Senate increases education board's textbook veto power

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The Texas Senate has approved giving the Board of Education broader veto power over textbooks used across America's second-largest state.

A bill passed Friday lets the board's 15 elected members reject textbook content deemed not "suitable for the subject and grade level."

That language was attached to a previously-approved House bill mandating only that instructional materials include "American principles." It now heads back to the House, which can pass it or call a conference committee to reconcile the differences.

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