Wednesday, November 14, 2007
‘Negligent and intolerable’
Parents bring textbook concerns to Lodi Unified
By Amanda Dyer
News-Sentinel Staff Writer
Last updated: Wednesday, November 7, 2007 10:00 AM PST
Still not satisfied with the treatment of religions in her son's seventh-grade textbook, Korina Self aired her concerns Tuesday night at Lodi Unified's board meeting.
Backed by nearly a dozen family members and friends, Self delivered a prepared statement asking the board to remove the book "History Alive!: The Medieval World and Beyond" from classrooms.
"To know that a textbook was selected and put into use by our district that is blatantly one-sided, whitewashed, and that our children are being spoon-fed this information with sugar on top ... I feel is negligent and intolerable," Self said.......story@ LODINEWS.COM