Thorny Budget Issues, Higher Enrollments Pushing Adoption Textbook Purchases Later into the Fall

September 2003
Educational Marketer;9/22/2003, Vol. 34 Issue 27, p1
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Reports on the factors that caused the delay in the adoption textbook purchases into the fall of 2003 in the U.S. Impact of higher enrollments on the multi-million instructional materials aid in North Carolina; Priority for social studies textbooks due to K-12 curriculum that emphasizes global culture, geography and state history; Issues on budget that bedevil the buying season of some schools in Tennessee; Failure of the local governments to allocate funds for instructional materials; Condition of buying season for K-12 textbooks in other large districts.


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