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The State Publication of Textbooks

by Ellwood P. Cubberley 1931

State publication of school textbooks in the United States has, from the first, been. largely a political issue. There has never been, and is not now, in any American state, any educational demand that the schoolbooks used in the schools be printed by the state. In no case has the proposal come from school administrators or from organized bodies of teachers. To the contrary, the chief opposition to the proposal, whenever and wherever advanced, has come from those responsible for the proper education of the children of the state.

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This article originally appeared as NSSE Yearbook Vol 30, No. 2.

Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 32 Number 10, 1931, p. 235-248
http://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 21444, Date Accessed: 7/22/2018 4:38:36 PM

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