The Publishing Industry and Textbooks

Authored by: Jeanne S. Chall , James R. Squire

Handbook of Reading Research

Print publication date:  March  2016
Online publication date:  April  1996

Print ISBN: 9781138834262
eBook ISBN: 9780203447772
Adobe ISBN: 9781136610745

10.4324/9780203447772.ch6

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Abstract

The development of school publishing in the United States parallels in many ways the development of curriculum and instruction in reading. From the colonial schools through the state schools and academies of the early 19th century and ultimately to our modern public schools, the teaching of reading has been our largest single educational enterprise and has received more attention than any other subject.

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