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Scappoose High School censorship raises ire

4 June 1994

Abstract

School administrators decided a mural on a classroom wall, created by a student, which depicts the struggle between good and evil in the Vietnam War, must be painted over. Administrators were concerned about the religious connotations of the work. The article highlights other censorship taking place at the school, including removal of sexual images and offensive materials from magazines by the school librarian, and statewide.


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