Article Title

Letters to the editor

Authors

Newspaper

Itemizer-Observer (Dallas)

Date

1-17-1996

Challenged Material

Brighton Beach memoirs by Neil Simon

Reading Level

adult

Location

Dallas

Participants

Dallas School District, Dallas School Board

Abstract

Citizens weigh in on the use of "Brighton Beach Memoirs" in a Dallas High School theater class after the play was challenged. Some readers believe the play models inappropriate sexual behavior while others advocate its continued use in the classroom.

Keywords

censorship, curriculum selection, challenge, sexual content, morality, ethics, teens, student choice, Blair Cromwell, Myra Russell, Julie Dent, Shari Miller, E.L. Dunton, Hazel Smith, Michael Howden, Ed Sutter

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