Monday, June 06, 2005


In California, the state government chooses which textbooks to use for its schools. This is a terrible practice that's open to all sorts of lobbying by interest groups that want to impose their view of events on others. Alex Tabarrok has more and offers a solution:

The solution is to get rid of state-wide adoption systems altogether and let the teachers decide - preferably in a fully funded voucher system.

Whatever your view of state-funded education may be, his suggestion would certainly be better than the current status quo in California.