The SBOE Giveth

December 2010
Texas Observer: A Journal of Free Voices;12/10/2010, Vol. 102 Issue 22, p3
The author comments on the decision of the Texas State Board of Education (SBOE) to allocate 2 billion U.S. dollars to the Legislature to spend on schools, with a condition that the body use some of the money to buy textbooks that incorporate the latest curriculum of the board.


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