This post was written by Friday blogger Annie Reid.
This is one of those news items that seems, at first, like a brilliant satirical hoax.
AB 756 would force publishers to condense key ideas, basic problems and basic knowledge into 200 pages, then to provide a rich appendix with Web sites where students can go for more information.
Here’s the whole story.
Other California educational reform measures may soon include restricting children’s height to save on building materials, and eliminating all extra-curricular activities to encourage kids to be more “self-directed”.