Publishers Ponder CCSS Alignment
- Keeping Canadian culture alive. Porter, Anna // Canadian Business Review;Summer92, Vol. 19 Issue 2, p43
Opinion. Presents the author's views on the importance of the Canadian government's assistance to its publishers to keep their culture alive. Problems faced by Canadian book publishers; Facts about Canadian book market.
- Congress budget proposal: More for education, less for mail. Fields, H.; Reuter, M. // Publishers Weekly;5/17/1991, Vol. 238 Issue 22, p13
Reports that the latest congressional budget proposal, approved by the House and the Senate, contains some priority items that could translate into increased sales for book publishers, but that generosity was offset somewhat by deep cuts in the postal library rate. The budget for fiscal 1992...
- High court allows minors access law in Georgia to stand. Reuter, H.F. M.; Reuter, M. // Publishers Weekly;6/14/1991, Vol. 238 Issue 26, p15
Reports that the US Supreme Court has rejected an appeal by the publishing community to overturn a Georgia statute barring bookstores from displaying material not obscene to adults but which may be considered harmful to minors. Further details of the legal proceedings.
- House approves funding of NEA, `revenue foregone' of postal service. Reuter, H.F. M.; Reuter, M. // Publishers Weekly;7/19/1991, Vol. 238 Issue 31, p8
Reports that the House of Representatives has passed a pair of appropriations bills of interest to the book publishing community, one funding the `revenue foregone' portion of the budget of the US Postal Service and the other funding the National Endowment for the Arts, without the wrangling...
- U.S. titles in border fight over Canadian editors. Manly, Lorne // Folio: The Magazine for Magazine Management;8/1/93, Vol. 22 Issue 13, p19
Reports on the problems three American trade publishers with Canadian advertising editions have to hurdle. Babcox Publications' BodyShop Business magazine; Miller Freeman's Pulp & Paper magazine; Penton Publishing's Hydraulics & Pneumatics magazine; Offshoot of the battle between Time Canada...
- Florida Pushes Digital in IM Adoptions. // Educational Marketer;1/31/2011, Vol. 42 Issue 3, p1
The article reports on the campaign of the Florida state Board of Education to reform its instructional materials adoption process giving emphasis on digital materials in which all instructional materials are required to be digital in content by 2014 to 1015.
- Focus on basics key to Clinton call for testing. Olson, Lynn; Hoff, David J. // Education Week;02/19/97, Vol. 16 Issue 21, p1
Explores the proposal made US President Bill Clinton over national education standards and testing. Calls for voluntary new national tests in reading and mathematics; Criticisms on the existing standards documents; Clinton's framing of his proposal in the language of parental rights; Support...
- The struggle never ceases. Knight, Robin // U.S. News & World Report;4/1/96, Vol. 120 Issue 13, p56
Comments on efforts, begun in 1988, of Britain's Conservative government to toughen educational standards. More than 40 per cent of students still underperforming as of 1996; The mixed results of the cultural revolution; The efforts of Willie Atkinson to improve the recently renamed Phoenix...
- Education Announcement/Roundtable. Clinton, Bill // Presidents & Prime Ministers;Mar/Apr97, Vol. 6 Issue 2, p36
Presents an excerpt from remarks made by President Bill Clinton at the Education Announcement/Roundtable at the White House on April 2, 1997. INSET: President William J. Clinton..