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I'm not from here, and I don't know the best curriculum for the Duluth public schools. But I would like to say that "The Adventures... [Read More]
My initial reaction to the thought of removing two books from the high school curriculum in the Duluth public schools was similar to that of... [Read More]
Complicated conversations have followed the News Tribune's story that the Duluth school district no longer will require "To Kill A Mockingbird" or "Huckleberry Finn" in... [Read More]
I was deeply saddened to read of the decision of the Duluth public schools to restrict the reading of Mark Twain's "The Adventures of Huckleberry... [Read More]
There has been a lot of discussion regarding the decision of the Duluth public schools to remove "To Kill a Mockingbird" and "The Adventures of... [Read More]
"Naw, Jem, I think there's just one kind of folks. Folks."— Scout Finch in "To Kill a Mockingbird" [Read More]
In the week since the News Tribune first broke the story that the Duluth school district was removing from its high school English classrooms and... [Read More]
Where Duluth has gone wrong. [Read More]
A local literacy group is asking the Duluth school district to prove it followed established policies in its decision to pull "To Kill a Mockingbird"... [Read More]
Harper Lee is traveling to Broadway, and Aaron Sorkin is providing the vehicle. The late author's seminal American novel, "To Kill a Mockingbird," is... [Read More]
Both "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn" and "To Kill a Mockingbird" use period-accurate racist language and stereotypes. However, both also offer an excellent vehicle for... [Read More]
Precisely what "different books that teach the same standards and skills" will replace "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn" and "To Kill a Mockingbird" in Duluth... [Read More]
Another public school district has decided that students need protection from the American literary classics To Kill a Mockingbird and The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn... [Read More]
I was dismayed to hear of the removal of two great literary works from the curriculum of the Duluth public schools, "To Kill a Mockingbird"... [Read More]
I am wondering if the Duluth school district will ever cease to amaze me. Now administrators have banned from classroom instruction "To Kill A Mockingbird"... [Read More]
There has been much discussion regarding the replacement of "To Kill a Mockingbird" and "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn" from Independent School District 709's required-reading... [Read More]
"The best way to clear the air is to have it all out in the open."— Atticus FinchI have nothing but the utmost respect for... [Read More]
The Duluth chapter of the NAACP is requesting that the Duluth school district choose books by culturally relevant authors to replace "To Kill a Mockingbird"... [Read More]
"The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn" and "To Kill a Mockingbird" both have a history as banned books. A Minnesota school district upheld that unfortunate history... [Read More]
Two classic pieces of American Literature have been banned from the curriculum in Duluth, Minnesota. This is a mistake. [Read More]