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Judicial Opinion on Textbook Selection

by W. L. Coffey 1931

Throughout the United States the textbook is an essential tool in the process of instruction. It is not surprising, therefore, for actions to arise in the courts to determine who has the authority to select, adopt, and change textbooks. The decisions discussed and cited in this chapter illustrate some of the motives and legal principles which have been evolved through the settlement of issues growing out of the administration of textbook laws.

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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. 275-289
http://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 21446, Date Accessed: 7/21/2018 3:31:21 PM

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