Conservative leaders raised the specter last year of insidious messages seeping into Texas classrooms through a little-known yet widely-used collection of lessons called CSCOPE.
The CSCOPE controversy had gathered momentum among activists, parents and radio host Glenn Beck, all of whom maintained that hundreds of smaller Texas school districts had embraced a curriculum fraught with liberal bias and hostile to America, capitalism and Christianity.
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