ERIC Number: EJ430546
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: N/A
Evaluating the Content of Textbooks: Public Interests and Professional Authority.
Wong, Sandra L.
Sociology of Education, v64 n1 p11-18 Jan 1991
Examines the institutional power of Texas's state textbook selection committee. Studies the relationship between selection of educational content and social and professional interests. Finds that centralized adoption provides citizens and interest groups input, but that technical and pragmatic priorities tend to dominate selection decisions. (NL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Administrators; Practitioners
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Identifiers - Location: Texas