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Mr. William Bennetta J.

President, The

The Textbook League

HQ Phone:

The Textbook League

4050 Westmark Drive

Dubuque, Iowa 52002

United States

Company Description

The Textbook League was established in 1989 to support the creation and acceptance of sound schoolbooks. Our chief activity is the publication of The Textbook Letter (or TTL, as it is called), which we mail to subscribers throughout the United States. The... more

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Affiliations

Professional Editor, A Fellow
California Academy of Sciences

Advisor
Bay Area Skeptics

Fellow
American Academy of Sciences

Education

PhD

Web References (200 Total References)


Reviewing 'Scott Foresman - Addison Wesley . . . Exploring Living Things' (1999; Pearson)

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William J. Bennetta

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William J. Bennetta is a professional editor, a fellow of the California Academy of Sciences, the president of The Textbook League, and the editor of The Textbook Letter. He writes often about the propagation of quackery, false "science" and false "history" in schoolbooks.


In his analysis of Arab World ...

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In his analysis of Arab World Studies Notebook, Textbook League's president, William J. Bennetta reports some concerns with Freeman's Text, not the least of which is that it claims to have the be "Highly Regarded" by the California Board of Education. The Board denied this claim.

Bennetta also says:
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Bennetta also points to Chas Freeman's American History Errors:


The Baltimore Reporter

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A little earlier than the AJC's report, in 2003, William J. Bennetta, president of The Textbook League, produced a preliminary assessment of the Notebook. He gives a little background:

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But on to the meat in Mr Bennetta's scathing report:


Think-Israel

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A little earlier than the AJC's report, in 2003, William J. Bennetta, president of The Textbook League, produced a preliminary assessment of the Notebook. He gives a little background:

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But on to the meat in Mr Bennetta's scathing report:


Fearon's Biology bothered ...

colleges.com [cached]

Fearon's Biology bothered William J. Benetta. As the editor of the Textbook Letter, Benetta characterized Fearon's Biology in his review of the textbook as "a sorry, slapdash collection of hearsay, guesses and mystical drivel, all rendered in baby talk. ...This book is patently unfit for use in a high school or anywhere else.

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