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Textbook Revisions in the Sixties

by Juel Janis — 1970

The problem at this point is that so few schools, especially those in urban areas, have the money for the more recent texts and therefore continue to use the older books. It is difficult to speculate on the potential damage of these distortions—in particular, what effect they might have on the formation of prejudicial attitudes and beliefs.

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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 72 Number 2, 1970, p. 289-302
http://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 1685, Date Accessed: 7/16/2018 10:20:10 AM

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  • Juel Janis
    University of Maryland
    Juel Janis is currently a doctoral candidate at the Institute for Child Study, University of Maryland. A revised version of this article will appear in Black Image: Studies of the Negro in Materials for Elementary and Secondary School Students (Wm. C. Brown, Spring, 1971). It is printed here by the permission of the publisher.
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