Politics of Textbook Adoption

Panelists discussed state textbook adoption policies. Among the topics addressed were censorship, the influence of pressure groups in… read more

Panelists discussed state textbook adoption policies. Among the topics addressed were censorship, the influence of pressure groups in textbook selection, the quality of currently published textbooks, and alternatives to current textbook adoption policies. The panelists responded to questions from the audience.

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  • Driesler, Stephen Executive Director Association of American Publishers->School Division
  • McCluskey, Neal Policy Analyst Cato Institute->Center for Educational Freedom
  • Ravitch, Diane Research Professor New York University->Steinhardt School of Education
  • Wang, Frank President and CEO (Former) Saxon Publishers
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Politics of Textbook Adoption

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Program ID:
180018-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jan 17, 2004
Last Aired:
Feb 21, 2004

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  • Jan 17, 2004 | 8:00am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 18, 2004 | 4:28pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 01, 2004 | 4:29am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 21, 2004 | 10:59am EST | C-SPAN 2
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