Opinion: Texas textbook change can’t blot out Internet
By staff and wire services reports
May 26th, 2010
The Daily News Journal columnist Jim Leonhirth writes that while the dust still is settling in the revisions of Texas Board of Education curriculum standards, the real winner in the controversy may be obsolescence. Whatever the Texas textbooks say about political and social issues in future editions, Texas students should be able to walk a few steps to the Internet-linked computers in their classrooms, school computer center or school library; type a few appropriate keywords in a search engine; and find out more than they probably want to know about any political or social issue. Whether...
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