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A look at recent proposals to reform the teaching profession confirms that many educators and policymakers have chosen the medical profession as their model.
There can be few educators who have not heard of California's decision in 1985 to reject many of the 7th- and 8th-grade science textbooks submitted for state adoption, and its similar decision last year on the K-8 mathematics series.
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