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  • Mexico heads back to school with flawed textbooks

    August 19, 2013 3:50 AM

    MEXICO CITY (AP) - Mexican children troop back into their classrooms Monday, and they're going to have a quick lesson: Not just school kids make mistakes. Their brand new textbooks have the kinds of errors that they are supposed to be learning not to make - words written with a... more »
  • School Replaces Textbooks with iPads

    August 4, 2012 9:57 PM

    Students at St. Thomas Aquinas Regional Catholic High School won't be carrying textbooks this school year. Michelle Chauvin, director of advancement at the school, tells The Daily Star ( ) that all students will be assigned an iPad, and each iPad will have apps or text files with textbooks on... more »
  • Student accused of stealing textbooks from dorm

    March 28, 2012 9:21 AM

    RUSTON, La. (AP) - Grambling State University police say a 25-year-old student is accused of stealing textbooks from a dormitory, fighting a policeman who chased him down, and kicking the officer in the groin after a second policeman hit him with a stun-gun. The Ruston Daily Leader reports that Joshua... more »
  • BESE approves new biology textbooks

    December 9, 2010 4:30 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - New high school biology textbooks will be available to public school districts after getting approval from the state education board. Backing from the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education came Thursday despite complaints that the books teach evolution too matter-of-factly. It's the first time new... more »
  • RANT - Should Evolution Be Taught in Public Schools?

    December 8, 2010 5:28 PM

    RANT: A Louisiana state panel is recommending that the state's top education board adopt a new batch of high school biology textbooks despite complaints that evolution is taught in those books. An advisory council, made up of educators and lawmakers voted 6-1 to approve the new books. The full Louisiana... more »
  • Louisiana Science Textbooks Public Input on Evolution

    July 26, 2010 3:15 PM

    MONROE, La. (AP) - A group of concerned educators, parents and students will visit the Ouachita Parish Public Library this week to examine the latest science textbooks considered for placement in Louisiana's classrooms. The News-Star reports they want to see how the subject of evolution will be taught and to... more »

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