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What Are They Thinking

Whether their influences are positive or negative, conservative or liberal, political pressure groups have captured control of secular textbook publishers in our country.

So why don’t secular publishers take back control of their textbooks, ignore the agenda-driven interest groups, and rewrite the books to ensure scholarship and accuracy?

There’s a one-word answer to that question.

Money.

The textbook industry is market-driven. The bottom line is the need to sell books—at any cost.

But the nature of the textbook industry has changed over the years. Find out the way it used to be; then discover the way it is now