A Texas mother garnered attention on Facebook for posting a picture of her son's McGraw-Hill history textbook, which said the slave trade "brought millions of workers from Africa."
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October 05, 2015
August 28, 2015
The book is part of a series for young people on challenging current events.
June 10, 2015
In response to criticism from the math community, EdReports.org, the group that bills itself as the Consumer Reports of common-core instructional materials, is making changes to its textbook review process.
May 20, 2015
The Consumer Reports-style reviews of common-core instructional materials posted by EdReports.org are incomplete, contain errors, and misrepresent what's important in the common standards, claim two national groups of math educators.
April 14, 2015
The toolkit for determining whether publishers' instructional materials are aligned to the Common Core State Standards has grown once again.
March 04, 2015
Researcher William Schmidt has created a tool that helps teachers determine where exactly a particular standard is taught within a specific textbook.
January 27, 2015
Fewer and fewer states are retaining control over districts' adoption of curricular materials.
January 02, 2015
Publisher HarperCollins has pulled from shelves an atlas with maps that failed to include the state of Israel.
November 20, 2014
The Texas state board of education did not grant preliminary approval for the series of social studies textbooks it was considering, which both liberal and conservative groups have alleged contain distortions.
September 11, 2014
New social studies textbooks under consideration by the Texas board of education include "serious distortions of history and contemporary issues," according to a watchdog group's recent review.