Summer's Educ. Survivor Show: California And Texas Legislatures

August 2004
Educational Marketer;8/16/2004, Vol. 35 Issue 24, p6
Trade Publication
Reports on the issues over the textbook funding program proposed by the California and Texas legislature. Adoption of an implementation plan to reduce the weight of textbooks; Effort of publishers to stabilize the funding of textbook purchases; Rate of reduction in funding for instructional material in California.


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