Coverage in the press can be found in The New York Times:, two from The Dallas News (first, second)) the Austin American Statesman, where the latter quotes:
Changing the standards from those recommended in the draft document for what seemed to be ideological reasons could make it more difficult for teachers to teach often controversial science topics, said Joe Bean, a spokesman for the Texas State Teachers Association, a labor group.
Coverage in blogs includes Bad Astronomy, Houston Pres blog, and NSCE news.
But this still isn't done. One more round of education death match in March. Unfortunately, is the only one that matters.