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EDITORIAL: A textbook example of tax relief

EDITORIAL: A textbook example of tax relief

Indiana is one of just nine states that allow school districts to charge textbook fees to students. Superintendent of Public Instruction Glenda Ritz would like to change that.

September 12, 2014 12:00 am
"Do you believe the textbooks used in secondary education are accurate and factual?"

"Do you believe the textbooks used in secondary education are accurate and factual?"

Korrie Robinson, Hobart | "I think that most are, but some are pretty biased. Based on the better side, but not the entire truth."

August 18, 2013 12:00 am
'Do you believe the textbooks used in secondary education are accurate and factual?'

'Do you believe the textbooks used in secondary education are accurate and factual?'

James Mayes, Lake Station | "No. There are a lot of books out of date. We're learned things that have been proven wrong."

August 18, 2013 12:00 am
"Do you believe the textbooks used in secondary education are accurate and factual?"

"Do you believe the textbooks used in secondary education are accurate and factual?"

McKenzie Cobban, Crown Point | "My teachers were actually really good at teaching what we needed to know. A lot of my teachers employed critical thinking."

August 18, 2013 12:00 am
"Do you believe the textbooks used in secondary education are accurate and factual?"

"Do you believe the textbooks used in secondary education are accurate and factual?"

Kathy Press, Valparaiso | "I'm a middle school teacher, and it depends on the year it was published. Books go six years at a time, so things are kept updated. Now we can use the Web to research and get up-to-date information."

August 18, 2013 12:00 am
"Do you believe the textbooks used in secondary education are accurate and factual?"

"Do you believe the textbooks used in secondary education are accurate and factual?"

Aaron Armstrong, Gary | "No. I think it's a conspiracy, something they do to brainwash our kids. Like Lincoln, it's as if he was about ending slavery but he probably had slaves himself."

August 18, 2013 12:00 am
"Do you believe the textbooks used in secondary education are accurate and factual?"

"Do you believe the textbooks used in secondary education are accurate and factual?"

Kerrie Brubaker, Kouts | "Yes. I'm an educator, and I hope they are. There's actual research to back them up as well as historical records."

August 18, 2013 12:00 am
OFFBEAT: From farm to media CEO, Mary Junck returns to VU

OFFBEAT: From farm to media CEO, Mary Junck returns to VU

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

April 04, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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YOUNG VOICES: E-textbooks would improve studying, help environment

YOUNG VOICES: E-textbooks would improve studying, help environment

With the tremendous advancements in technology over the past few years, printed textbooks provide an inferior means of learning in the classroom setting.

May 30, 2011 12:00 am
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