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Educational Sponsorship

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Educational Sponsorship

Educational Sponsorship

Educational Sponsorship

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There is a growing trend in public education to accept corporate sponsorship and advetisements for consumer products. Commercialization has reached new levels in California, where elementary school textbooks in California feature brandnames in word problems, whether or not money has actually changed hands. NPR's Richard Gonzales reports.

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