God Help the Child

By posted at 11:00 am on February 29, 2016 1

Meanwhile, in the commonwealth of Virginia, HB 516 is currently sailing through state legislature. What began as one mother’s outraged response to her 17-year-old son’s AP English assignment–reading Beloved by Toni Morrisonhas morphed into a bill which would require school districts to do three things: flag any “sexually explicit” assigned material, allow parents to review all assigned readings to assess perceived levels of sexual explicitness, and finally, require teachers to provide alternate readings/avenues of study for any students whose parents deem particular content too inappropriate.

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One Response to “God Help the Child”

  1. beamish13
    at 11:05 am on February 29, 2016

    Living in America kills your brain cells.

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