This item was published in the
"Editor's File" in
The Textbook Letter, November-December 1998.
In November, Pearson announced that it would combine its newly acquired Simon & Schuster operations with AWL. The resulting enterprise will be called Pearson Education and will be headquartered in Upper Saddle River, New Jersey.
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.
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