My two economics classes are currently using a partial set of textbooks from 1995. Not only is the book old, but it is also poorly organized. We need a better set of textbooks. I've purchased half of a class set with my own money, but need help completing the set.
My students are mostly seniors.
My school serves a diverse population, including over 40% students receiving free and reduced lunch. Some of my students are taking the class in order to make up credit for previously failed social studies classes. Others are taking it to better prepare themselves for college.
Our request is simple: we need good textbooks! We have made do so far with photocopies of a good textbook I have, occasionally sharing the old textbooks we have, and also watching some lectures from Khan Academy. The text I am requesting is very well organized, and while it is still about 8 years old, it is a decade newer than the one we have currently.
This project will help my students learn the basics of economics, which will better prepare them to succeed in college and make informed decisions, both personal, and public (i.e.
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