Textbooks

Education
7:11 am
Thu November 14, 2013

TN Lawmakers Request Textbook Review

The heads of two Tennessee state legislative committees say the process for selecting books for state schools needs to be fixed.

Senate Education Committee Chairwoman Dolores Gresham and Senate Government Operations Committee Chairman Mike Bell have sent a letter to the State Board of Education asking the panel to re-examine the list of books recommended by the state Textbook Commission.

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Education
6:38 am
Mon November 4, 2013

TN Lawmakers Reviewing Textbooks This Week

Tennessee lawmakers are holding hearings this week to review the state's textbook selection process.

The Senate Education Committee and the Senate Government Operations Committee will hold the hearings jointly today and tomorrow.

Lawmakers say the hearings are intended to seek clarity regarding the structure and function of the Tennessee Textbook Commission.

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Education
9:06 am
Tue October 29, 2013

TN To Review Textbooks

Tennessee lawmakers are planning a hearing on the panel that vets textbooks for use in public schools.

The Senate's education and government operations committees are scheduled to hold two days of joint hearings on the Tennessee Textbook Commission beginning next Monday.

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