Va to tighten its textbook-review process

From the Associated Press (AP), via InsideNOVA.

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia’s education department plans to tighten its textbook-review process after experts discovered a multitude of factual errors in state-approved history books.

Education department officials said Thursday that Superintendent of Public Instruction Patricia Wright plans to propose to the Board of Education next month that publishers be required to provide documentation that their books have been reviewed by “competent authorities who vouch for their accuracy.”

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