Come on…this is dragging…

An editorial in the Modesto Bee reveals more on the continuing saga of a struggle to ban the book "Bless Me, Ultima" from required reading at a high school in Newman, California. Come on guys...play by the rules. I can understand community standards and allowing parental input. But it appears that the administrators and board … Continue reading Come on…this is dragging…

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Book ban: the community speaks…

"Bless Me, Ultima" may gain an even wider audience after last night's special meeting by the Newman-Crows Landing School Board. I've been following this story with interest because it is relatively close (unfortunately more than an hour drive or I would have gone to the meeting) and the issue is one that touches us all: … Continue reading Book ban: the community speaks…

You are cordially invited to a (potential) book banning…

In previous posts such as this one and this one I've discussed a potential book banning in the small rural town of Newman, here in the great central valley of California. The book, "Bless Me, Ultima," contains some language and concepts that ONE PERSON found offensive, so now school superintendent Richard Fauss is pushing to … Continue reading You are cordially invited to a (potential) book banning…