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Monday, November 12, 2012

Florida Board of Education Pushes for Elimination of State-Mandated Textbooks


By Leila Meyer10/26/12

School districts in Florida may soon have freedom to choose which textbooks and educational materials to use in their classrooms, including digital materials, such as e-books and Internet resources.

In a letter to members of the Florida Board of Education (BoE), Vice Chairman Roberto Martinez suggested that the BoE should make the elimination of state-mandated textbook adoption a legislative priority for 2013.

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