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AUSTIN, Texas -- The State Board of Education next week is expected to consider what students should learn about Islam.

The Dallas Morning News reported Wednesday that the board will consider a resolution warning publishers not to push a pro-Islamic, anti-Christian viewpoint in world history textbooks.

Members of the board s social conservative bloc have asked for the resolution. A preliminary draft says diverse reviewers have repeatedly documented gross pro-Islamic, anti-Christian distortions in social studies texts across the U.S.

A spokeswoman for a religious freedom group, the Texas Freedom Network, says no textbooks cited by resolution sponsors are being used in Texas. Kathy Miller says current books offer a balanced treatment of the world s religions.

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