Connecticut parents are outraged when offensive words appear on their kids' homework. Credit: Getty Images You might say a parent in Greenwich, Conn., is (bleep)ing mad and thinks local school officials ought to g...Homework on controversial literature proves, uh, controversial.
Sex, drugs, swearing ... it's all in a day's homework. Credit: Getty Images
Maybe parents in New York City ought to save themselves some time and set their dials to permanent sputter.Moral outrage abounds these days. Last month,...A substitute teacher in Queens junked a planned reading assignment for a racy novel, "The Rules of Attraction" by Bret Easton Ellis. Parental outrage abounds.
In a Virginia school district, one version of Anne Frank's diary has been substituted with another. Credit: Doubleday Are middle school kids rushing to read the Holocaust-era "The Diary of a Young Girl: The Definitive Version" for its ... uh, ero...
A California school district removed the Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary from an elementary school. Ekhumphrey, Flickr"Ulysses," "The Color Purple" and "The Catcher in the Rye," it's time to make some room on the shelf for "Merriam-Webst...
Some Chicago parents think this book should be banned. Image: fallsapart.comWhen I was 13, I spent my summer rereading V.C. Andrews books -- they weren't great literature, more like junk food for the brain, so to speak. So it always surprises m...
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