zohra #7 Our president is an idiot -- However... - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • 30.01.07 | 22:52 (IST)

    The President of the U.S. doesn't have any say on what books are used in school. For one thing, the schools are controlled by the state. The curriculum and standards per grade are determined at the state level. Beyond that, it is the individual districts that often decide on which books to use. I agree that the president basically talks hate rhetoric at us. But, with a below 30% approval rating, nobody is listening. What the President is spewing is very different from what is in the school textbooks. Being in Paris, you may not know this, but this President (Bush Jr.) and concept of academia are estranged entities.

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    First published 00:00 30.01.07 | Last updated 00:00 30.01.07
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