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Insight on Textbooks: 'Who Writes These Things?'

A former editor of elementary and secondary school textbooks explores the issue of how textbooks are developed by too many hands. Basically, she implies, the process that textbook publishers use to create textbooks hinders the possibility that the books will contain engaging and original content.

Is the situation really as dire as this writer in Edutopia suggests? Anyone want to make a few counter arguments?

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