School cancels reading program rather than promote “hacker culture”

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  1. Gunny

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  2. Finnegan2win

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    could go into the american schools thread

    it'd make too much sense to just choose a different book though. nah, **** that, close it all down
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    You'd think people would be smart enough to think that. I mean, they're going to read it now they've made a big deal about it, but nope. Cancel it all.
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    Good grief. We read Animal Farm in 7th grade and it opened students minds.
    Now the doctrine is to turn the classroom into Animal Farm. The sheep specifically.
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    Society considers this "promoting" an idea... it should be considered informing/educating on the subject.
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    society? nah

    dumb ass school admins, sure
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    The people that make decisions like this are elected... by society.
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    mmm i beg to differ
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    Soo... the School Board has no power, huh?

    Ok.
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    By way of lobby and appointment.
    Fixed
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