Illinois School District 126, covering Alsip, Hazelgreen and Oak Lawn, has defended its choice to assign summer reading to 12- and 13-year-olds that is replete with harsh profanity and references to teen sex (even teen sex with adults).
Prairie Junior High School’s required reading list for rising 8th graders gave children six books to choose from over the summer. Parents have complained that three of the six books contain adult content which is highly age-inappropriate. Those complaints, however, have fallen on deaf ears....
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THE CATHOLIC KNIGHT: Good Lord, it just keeps getting worse. Let's go through the list of why Christian parents should NEVER send their kids to a public school....
1.) Poor education standards
2.) Excessive Violence
3.) Excessive Drugs
4.) Increasing Gang activity
5.) Occasional Massacres (think Columbine High School)
6.) Excessive child molestation (children are over 100 times more likely to be molested in a public school than a Catholic Church).
7.) Liberal indoctrination against God and traditional values
8.) No prayer allowed
9.) Control freak school administrators (who think they know better than you on what's best for your child)
10.) Teachers who have no problem exposing your kids to literary pornography and smut novels
Need I go on?