Thursday, November 23, 2006

Intellectual Freedom in Wisconsin

A small group of parents in Fond du Lac, WI want Maya Angelou's I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings removed from the high school's curriculum, due to the discussion of Angelou's childhood rape trauma. Fond du Lac High School is the largest high school in the state.

Fond du Lac Reporter Article

I was home for Thanksgiving and saw this in the paper. I just thought it might be of interest. I'm told that the most effective speakers at the preliminary meeting were librarians from UW-Oshkosh.


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