Jan 9, 2016

Japan's largest textbook publisher violated pre-publication rule

Education ministry officials said Friday that Japan’s largest textbook publisher violated rules by showing an unapproved English textbook to teachers it paid, the latest in a series of revelations that have cast doubt over the fairness of the textbook selection process. According to the ...

Sanseido rapped after paying 11 principals to vet textbook

Oct 30, 2015

Sanseido rapped after paying 11 principals to vet textbook

Major publisher Sanseido Co. paid junior high school principals last year for feedback on an English textbook under government screening, despite rules prohibiting outside access, education officials said Friday. While Sanseido did not urge the 11 principals to adopt the textbook for use in ...

U.S. publisher apologizes for textbook calling slaves 'workers'

Oct 6, 2015

U.S. publisher apologizes for textbook calling slaves 'workers'

One of the biggest publishers in the U.S. apologized Monday for calling slaves brought to America “workers” in a geography textbook used widely in Texas, where the wording went unnoticed during the state’s combative and politically charged classroom curriculum reviews. Instead it was the ...