26 Sep '14

News US 'little rebels' protest against changes to history curriculum

After a conservative school board proposed dramatic changes to promote patriotism and downplay civil unrest in an advanced course, hundreds of students and teachers joined a growing protest against what they see as censorship of educationOn Friday, Egan Walker, a sophomore at Standley Lake High School in Jefferson County, Colorado, will go to school dressed as Martin Luther.He is doing so not for homework or a class project, but as part of protest against what many see as a radical rightwing agenda of the newly elected school board in Jefferson County. Fridays will be the latest in a rapidly escalating week of protests by teachers and pupils. Continue reading...

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