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Percy
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11-19-2015 9:11 AM


From today's New York Times: Texas Rejects Letting Academics Vet Public School Textbooks

Lead paragraph:

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Top Texas education officials rejected Wednesday letting university experts fact-check textbooks approved for use in public-school classrooms statewide, instead reaffirming a vetting system that has helped spark years of ideological battles over how potentially thorny lessons in history and science are taught.

We've discussed textbooks and Texas before, though not recently. I didn't want to start a new discussion, just bring this to people's attention.

--Percy


    
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