|Action||Amendments Regarding Use of Controversial or Sensitive Instructional Materials|
|Comment Period||Ends 1/15/2014|
Opposed to Ammendment
As a parent, I am terrified that curriculum decisions continue to drift out of the hands of those most qualified to make calls regarding content. When children are only exposed to ideas and expressions that align with the judgements and beliefs of a limited faction, education ceases. It becomes instead, a regurgitation of learned opinions and reactions. I trust the minds and moral conscience of my children enough to have them pushed and challenged, because it is only then that they grow and mature.
As an educator, quite frankly, I am insulted. In closing, I offer the following quote from Lois Lowry: