NASHVILLE, TN (WSMV) -A pair of Tennessee lawmakers are leveling claims of "revisionist history" against the testing company behind the Advanced Placement system.
Republican Sens. Dolores Gresham and Mike Bell want the Tennessee State Board of Education to review the new framework and materials for the AP U.S. history course.
The college board, which administers AP tests and the SAT, has reviewed and revised what is covered in the course.
On their website, they say they've "given teachers greater flexibility to focus on specific historical topics, events and issues in depth."
Gresham and Bell said the new framework pushes a revisionist view of American history, with a negative interpretation of early American settlers and American involvement in World War II and the Cold War.
This isn't the first criticism the college board has heard about the U.S. history course changes.
They have a lengthy list of questions and answers for critics. They cite peer review of the new framework by college professors and current AP U.S. history teachers.