The objecting New London parents say that the book features “gratuitous and unnecessary” profanity and sexual references.
The bill is vague, allowing challenges and changes to curricular selections made by ideological actors.
The parents claim that the school taught solely Islamic religious practices in a World Culture and Geography curriculum, ignoring education in other world religions.
The decision to cancel the play was understandable, given the controversy around the photo, but was it the best decision that could have been made?
S.B. 393 is the latest in a string of similar “anti-science bills” introduced in states around the country. One such bill was rejected by South Dakota’s House Education Committee last month.