Ebook or PDF What Johnny Shouldn t Lire: TextLivre Censorship in America

I m delighted to discover that this excellent book is still in print It really boggles the mind how there are actually people like Vicki Frost and Mel and Norma Gabler in America people who want to dictate to everyone what kinds of textbooks should be used in public schools rather like what the right wing fundamentalist Dove Foundation does with movies Because they don t o along with their view of the world America history religion politics or whatever it needs to be removed and it s so horrible that impressionable schoolchildren

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learning about things the Great Depression other religions kindness to animals telepathy in a science fiction story and feminism The stories in this book are absolutely chillingThe book begins with the story of the fundamentalist Frost family in Tennessee Vicki the mother was horrified when her 8th rade daughter Jennifer identified as Rebecca in the book asked her for help with a homework assignment based on a story she was reading in English class A Visit to Mars Young Jennifer was thrown for a loop because the story mentioned invisible Martians with telepathic powers Mrs Frost was even horrified and found out that in addition to telepathic powers which her family considered to be demonic Jennifer s textbook also contained stories featuring things such as anti hunting themes feminism kindness to animals and what she considered witchcraft and demonic powers The Frosts their minister and some of their neighbors wanted the school board to remove the objectionable books and replace them with new books but after the school board refused the parents took matters into own hands They would come into the school to ive their kids reading lessons removing them from the classrooms a big public show over how they didn t want them inculcated with. In this lucid disturbing and provocative book Joan DelFattore offers a behind the scenes view of the ways in which special interest Real Estate Appraisal groups influence the content of textbooks used in public and private schools throughout the countryEfforts to censor elementary and high school textbooks have proliferated in the past decade Most challenges have come from ultraconservative activists who oppose evolution racial and ethnic euality nontraditionalender roles pacifism and a host of other issues that contradict their religious political or social views Other protests originate with ultraliberal activists whose oal is to eliminate What Johnny Shouldn t Read: Textbook Censorship in America

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The evil filth in those naughty textbooks The reading teachers complained to the principal who said if they didn t stop then he would have them reported and prosecuted The children were then removed from the school and the case went to court #It ot so ridiculous that the judge finally announced that ridiculous that the judge finally announced that to define religion for the Frosts #got so ridiculous that the judge finally announced that trying to define religion for the Frosts their cohorts was like trying to nail jello to the wall since every little thing was deemed un Christian to them One has to love the Frosts objections to a story with an anti hunting theme since they felt that kindness to animals would bring about the end of the world by creating Twin Spell global unity a universal language a one worldovernment the end of capitalism world peace and the rise of the AntichristAnother scary story in this book concerns the censorship activities of Mel and Norma Gabler in Texas another dangerous Submission group of fundamentalists These people actually censored a timeline in a history book so that there was a big white blank just before Pearl Harbor since learning about the Great Depression might notive schoolchildren a 100% positive view of American history They also routinely remove all mentions of evolution from biology textbooks forcing their creationalist viewpoint illegally into public schools It s as though the concept of minding one s own business is foreign to these censors or just homeschooling their kids if they don t want them exposed to science history other religions or anything not 100% in line with their Christian fundamentalism Although as anyone familiar with censorship knows it comes from both sides This book also covers attempts at #CENSORSHIP FROM LEFT WING GROUPS THIS #from left wing roups This of censorship comes in the form of trying to be too inclusive and innocuous such as leaving out discussions of racism or sexism in history not. Ll negative or traditional descriptions of racial ethnic religious or ender I Am Not a Slut groups without regard for accuracy or historical contextDelFattore focuses on recent federal lawsuits involving attempts to censor or ban biologyeology history home economics literature psychology reading and social studies textbooks She vividly re creates the story behind each lawsuit describing how politically sophisticated national organizations turn local controversies into nationally publicized court cases She also discusses how both ultraliberal and ultraconservative roups in Texas and California pressure their state Boards of Education to. ,


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    Joan DelFattore Ö 3 summary review ↠ eBook or Kindle ePUB Ö Joan DelFattore Ebook or PDF What Johnny Shouldn t Lire: TextLivre Censorship in America I'm delighted to discover that this excellent book is still in print. It really boggles the mind how there are actually people like Vicki Frost and Mel and Norma Gabler in America, people who want to dictate to everyone what kinds of textbooks

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    Ebook or PDF What Johnny Shouldn t Lire: TextLivre Censorship in America Anyone with curiosity about education policy in this country should immediately read this book. It is a study on how nearly

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