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RE: Texas Texbooks was RE: Elementary Art Job Openings


From: Kimberly Herbert (kimberly)
Date: Wed Jul 26 2000 - 05:04:14 PDT

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    I don't remember hearing anything about the word imagination being banned
    from textbooks in Texas. It does sound like one of the hair brain things
    Texan Politicians might do. There is a reason we only let the legislature
    meet once every two years.

    Kimberly Herbert (kimberly)
    CAM Administrator
    San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts/Children's Art Museum

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    From: E Jane Beckwith [ejb35]
    Sent: Tuesday, July 25, 2000 8:02 PM
    To: ArtsEdNet Talk
    Subject: Re: Texas Texbooks was RE: Elementary Art Job Openings

    Thanks Kim. Do you know anything about the word or the concept of
    imagination
    being banned from textbooks in Texas? I heard about it and looked through
    all my
    textbooks at school and could not find references to imagination. But maybe
    that
    is just a coincidence. If the word was banned, I wanted to know what the
    thinking was of the Texas schoolbook committee. Any information or a
    reference
    would be a great help. Of course it is wonderful that fact checking is done
    on a
    systematic basis (a former copy editor and proofreader writing

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