Among the many items that have been cut or threatened to be cut by our slash-and-burn Legislature this year has been school textbooks. This has led to at least one oddly satisfying outcome:
A social studies textbook that identifies Ann Richards as the current governor will continue to be used in Texas schools if lawmakers cut $382 million for updated material from the state budget, a group of educators said Wednesday.
Richards has not been governor since January 1995. The current governor is Rick Perry.