Florida, textbook company spar in pricing probe

TALLAHASSEE – A textbook company is pushing back against a subpoena issued by Attorney General Ashley Moody’s office in an investigation into pricing of school instructional materials, saying the state’s request for documents involves scrutinizing millions of emails and would cost hundreds of thousands of dollars.

Moody’s office last month issued a subpoena to Savvas Learning Company, LLC, seeking information about discounts on instructional materials offered to Florida school districts.

But the New Jersey-based company on Thursday filed a motion in Leon County circuit court asking Judge J. Lee Marsh to “modify or set aside” the subpoena and issue

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