Texas Textbook PSA

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  • This is why it matters in Texas, but it also carries weight nationally.
  • Texas Textbook PSA

    1. 1. Every ten years, the textbook curriculum for a variety of publishing companies is revised<br />
    2. 2. What you may not know,<br />is that these revisions<br />are based upon the curriculum standards<br />set by the largest consumer<br />
    3. 3. http://www.tcotreport.com/texas.jpg<br />
    4. 4. Texas has a $22 billioneducation fund and distributes a<br />staggering 48 million textbooksannually<br />
    5. 5. http://static.texastribune.org/media/image/110509_bookswarehouse001_go_jpg_800x1000_q100.jpg<br />
    6. 6. http://www.likecool.com/Home/Store/United%20States%20BookShelf/United-States-BookShelf.jpg<br />
    7. 7. These books will be distributed to children,<br />Kindergarten through 12thgrade,<br />for the next ten years<br />http://beatcrave.frsucrave.netdna-cdn.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/03/children-reading.jpg<br />
    8. 8. Largely religious and<br />Ultra - conservative<br />Texas State Board of Education<br />
    9. 9. http://www.citizensproject.org/wp-content/uploads/2009/07/Church-State1.jpg<br />
    10. 10. The Board members vote for the standards<br />But WE vote for the Board<br />WE have the last word<br />
    11. 11. You hold the power to personally impact a national issue<br />
    12. 12. http://beatcrave.frsucrave.netdna-cdn.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/03/children-reading.jpg<br />
    13. 13. http://beatcrave.frsucrave.netdna-cdn.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/03/children-reading.jpg<br />

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