Follows Californiaas efforts at reforming the public school system from 1983 to the present.... described, up until 2005 there was only one seventh grade textbook approved for use in California classrooms, the Houghton Mifflin text Across the Centuries ( 1991, 1999). ... For the first time that adoption year, Oxford University Press submitted two United States history textbooks for the ... That same year a scathing article on the textbook industry appeared in the New York Review of Books ( NYRB).
|Title||:||California in a Time of Excellence|
|Author||:||James Andrew LaSpina|
|Publisher||:||SUNY Press -|