Patti Menders, School Board metting

Patti Menders holds up a sign bearing a passage from the novel “Monday’s Not Coming” during the May 11 Loudoun County School Board meeting.

Loudoun County Public Schools has initiated division-level reviews of two high school-level books after parents decried the respective texts’ inclusion of sexual and violent content.

LCPS announced its review of the novels “Monday’s Not Coming” by Tiffany D. Jackson and “#MurderTrending” by Gretchen McNeil on Tuesday.

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is the LTM really, with a straight face, quoting Beth Barts as a legitimate voice on this? Farcical.


Here we go again with the banning of books in LCPS. Elizabeth Perrin (whose children were not assigned the books) cannot decide what all students in LCPS can read. If she wants to restrict her own children's reading, that is her prerogative. It is also noted in the article that these are optional texts. I don't want Ms. Perrin to decide what LCPS students can read. Ms. Perrin can definitely decide for her own kids, but not mine.

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