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  • AZ School District Pulls Sexually Explicit Book Recommended by Common Core Standards

    09/12/2013 4:33:23 PM PDT · by markomalley · 24 replies
    Big Government ^ | 9/12/2013
    An Arizona school district has pulled from its reading list a sexually explicit novel that is recommended as an "exemplar text" in the Common Core Standards. Parents and community members at Buena High School in Sierra Vista, Arizona expressed concern about the novel Dreaming in Cuban by Cristina Garcia.According to the Sierra Vista Herald, school district curriculum director Terri Romo informed the school board Tuesday that she contacted the Arizona Department of Education to find out how the book came to be placed on the list of Common Core recommendations. Romo said she was told the "exemplar texts" are intended...