MIAMI (CBSMiami) – The Florida Department of Education is rejecting just under half of the textbooks submitted for curriculum inclusion in the next school year.
Reasons for rejecting the books include references to critical race theory and inclusions of common core.READ MORE: Rebuffed By Spirit, JetBlue Goes Hostile In Takeover Bid
The department found that 41 percent of the books submitted violated their standards.READ MORE: Former Substitute Teacher Enreeka Nalasco Accused Of Giving Drugs To Teen Girls For Sexual Favors
That’s the most in Florida’s history.MORE NEWS: Renewed Call For More Safety Measures After Deadly Rickenbacker Causeway Crash
Books submitted for grades K through 5 saw the highest number of rejections, at 71 percent.