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Benjamin

The Old Man

Censoring American History

My students walked out on me last week. Just got up, left my classroom and marched right out of the school. I’ve been an English teacher in Jefferson County, Colorado, for eighteen years and I’ve never seen anything like it. I know Julie Williams personally; she’s the School Board member who submitted the controversial proposal to create an additional curriculum review committee for our school district.

 

Above is the opening paragraph of the article I published in the Humanist yesterday. The piece gives needed context to this national debate.

 

You can fidn the article here: http://thehumanist.com/commentary/censoring-american-history

Source: http://thehumanist.com/commentary/censoring-american-history