Quality of textbooks

I’m not sure if there’s a single regulatory body that takes care of setting quality standards in textbooks but what I’m sure is that the Department of Education does this for public schools.  I’m not sure for private schools.

My kids are in private schools and I’m frustrated with the content of some of their textbooks.  Helping my daughter with homework I sometimes end up analyzing and critiquing the textbook.  My daughter would look at me funny, a sign for me to stop and just focus on the homework.

For instance:

  1. “Diphthong is the sound made that begins with one vowel and moves to another in one syllable.”

What?

 

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