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Mexico: Back to School With Flawed Books

You cannot believe everything you read. That is what Mexico’s Department of Education recently proved after discovering government-provided textbooks littered with misspellings and errors of grammar and punctuation. Unfortunately, some 235 million books had already been published. "How are we going to nurture minds with grammatical mistakes?" Education Secretary Emilio Chuayffet told Christian Science Monitor.

(Photo: AP Photo/Marco Ugarte, File)

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