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Textbook controversy focuses on wrong things

Textbook controversy focuses on wrong things

By Dana Brown, West Shore Junior/Senior HS, Melbourne, Fla.

May 20, 2014

The mistake wasn’t in including material on Islam; it was in assuming that students would already understand the tenets of Christianity and Judaism.

Replace textbooks with tablets

Replace textbooks with tablets

By Jonathan Greenzaid, Winston Churchill HS, Potomac, Md.

January 30, 2014

Slugging textbooks to and from school can be a pain, both figuratively and literally, and in a new world immersed in technology, tablets should be allowed in classrooms in order to fit modern culture. Textbooks are becoming a thing of the past as schools start to incorporate more technology i...