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Remaining Factual Errors In Biology Textbooks, as of April 2004

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REMAINING FACTUAL ERRORS TO BE CORRECTED IN BIOLOGY TEXTBOOKS PROPOSED UNDERPROCLAMATION 2001

The Texas State Board of Education voted last year to adopt eleven proposed biology textbooks for use in state schools after a commitment from the Commissioner of the Texas Education Agency that all remaining factual errors in the textbooks would be addressed by publishers before the textbooks could be distributed to students. Several popular textbooks have not corrected all factual errors, and one has refused to comply at all.

Attached is a PDF file that documents the remaining errors in textbooks.

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