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An advisory body to the education minister outlined a set of measures Thursday to make the screening process for school textbooks transparent, calling for summarized minutes of screening deliberations by the panel’s subcommittees to be published after the release of their results.

The Textbook Authorization Council stopped short of proposing that detailed minutes of the talks be published, citing the need to secure “a calm environment” for council members to screen textbooks.

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