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Education & Tech, was created to build hope that education based on social technologies, can transform the new century, and enable abundance not only spiritually but economically. Milton L. Ramirez, Ed.D. - @tonnet is the founder & editor. He is an instructor with UoPeople, is a blogger, writes on education, and hails this blog from Union, NJ. For further questions, tips or concerns please e-mail him to:miltonramirez [at] educationandtech [dot] com

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It’s illegal to use “dangerous” books, published before 1985

"People who deal in children’s books for a livelihood now face unpleasant choices."

Children’s books published before 1985 are dangerous, unless cleared by expensive tests, say federal consumer product regulators. Many used-book sellers and secondhand store owners are refusing pre-1985 books and clearing them off the shelves, writes Walter Olson of Overlawyered in City Journal. There are reports of older books being thrown away. It’s illegal to give “dangerous” books, not just to sell them.

The Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act of 2008 limits lead in products intended for use by children aged 12 or under; the limits are retroactive. The law went into effect on Feb. 10.

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