“Persepolis” Banned in Chicago Public Schools

By |2016-01-14T12:19:03-05:00March 28th, 2013|Blog|

Last week, the best-selling graphic novel "Persepolis" was removed from Chicago's middle and high school reading lists. This week, a spokeswoman for the school system has claimed that the word "censorship" was inappropriate, as teachers could still assign the book so long as they were willing to sit through a class on how to teach such "sensitive material". These extra classes appear designed [...]

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