Winston-Salem/Forsyth County, N.C., school officials told the school board Aug. 26 that buying more online subscriptions for social-studies textbooks might be a necessary next step, the Winston-Salem Journal reports. While evaluating a tight budget earlier this year, school officials decided to buy classroom sets of social-studies books for sixth-and seventh-graders, instead of buying books for each student to take home. After realizing that every book in the classroom set doesn't come with access to an online version, school officials suggested buying an additional 82 online subscriptions, at a cost of about $5,000. The additional subscriptions would be bought so more...

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