Dr. Seuss’s take on equal rights seen as too political for schools
April 26, 2012
In recent years BC teachers have struggled to assert their right to free expression in the face of repeated attempts by the employer to limit our critique and silence our voices.
But the decision by a Prince Rupert school district official to ban a quote from Dr. Seuss’s Yertle the Turtle really takes the cake. The absurdity of the edict has tickled funny bones across the continent, and the story has gone viral in mainstream and social media across North America. More...