Article Title

School board appeal; "Impressions" books to remain in lincoln county schools

Newspaper

News-Times (Newport)

Date

6-5-1991

Challenged Material

Holt Impressions Curriculum

Location

Newport, Oregon

Participants

Patrica Powers, Julia Bickel, Kelly Wood, Cynthia Seidel

Outcome

Curriculum was kept

Photo Description

A crowd of people gathered for a meeting

Photo Caption

More than 200 people crowded into the multi-purpose room at Newport High School May 28 to hear testimony on the "Impressions" language arts textbooks. Pamela Powers and Julia Bickel sought the removal of the books from the use in the Lincoln County School District, but the school board, after four hours of testimony, denied their appeals. (Photo by Steve Card)

Abstract

After four hours of testimony the Lincoln County School District voted to keep the Impressions curriculum in county schools. The parents filed an appeal after the original verdict in February also stated that the curriculum would be kept.

Keywords

censorship, curriculum, occult, witchcraft

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