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Legislative Agencies for Textbook Selection

by W. L. Coffey 1931

From a very early date the textbook has played an important part in our scheme of education. The close relation which it bears to education has had wide influence on legislation. Every state in the union, as this chapter discloses, has passed textbook laws. Several states have placed the control of textbooks in the hands of boards with little restriction. The majority of the states, however, have placed more or less limitation upon the rights of officers who have been given authority to determine adoption, sale, and use of textbooks.

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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. 249-273
http://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 21445, Date Accessed: 9/20/2018 1:13:27 AM

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