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School Districts Increasingly Avoid SBOE-Approved Textbooks

In the wake of a 2011 state law allowing school districts to purchase textbooks that have not been approved by the State Board of Education, more districts are selecting their materials outside the board process.

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In the wake of a 2011 state law allowing school districts to purchase textbooks that have not been approved by the State Board of Education, more districts are selecting their materials outside the board process. While conservatives and liberals spar over textbook content, both school districts and public charter schools are bypassing the debates by purchasing non-approved texts. (The Associated Press)

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