A trainer was faraway from an eighth-grade classroom final week as a result of he allowed college students to learn from a graphic novel adaptation of “The Diary of Anne Frank” that included sexual content material and pictures of nude statues.
A Hampshire-Vannett Impartial College District trainer was faraway from the classroom on September 14, as first reported by Local news station KFDM last week. District spokesman Mike Canizales informed the station that this copy of Frank’s memoir “has not been authorised” for sophistication studying.
“The trainer was despatched dwelling (Wednesday),” Canizales mentioned. “There’s an lively investigation.”
Canizales wouldn’t verify particulars of the incident after a number of requests for info from NBC Information. As a substitute, Canizales offered an e-mail despatched to oldsters Friday about “issues” in regards to the studying curriculum and the substitute trainer.
“The district is presently within the job posting course of to safe a high-quality, full-time trainer as shortly as potential,” the e-mail mentioned. “Throughout this transition interval, our directors and curriculum workforce will present elevated help and monitoring within the studying classroom to make sure continuity of instruction.”
“The Diary of Anne Frank: A Graphic Adaptation” is an illustrated version of Frank’s full diary, which was first revealed in 1947, two years after she and her sister revealed it. He died in a German concentration camp.
This model of the diary consists of sections deleted from earlier publications, through which Frank suggests to a pal that they present one another their breasts and a piece through which Frank passes in entrance of nude statues.
The e-book was faraway from a Florida faculty library in April after the chief of Moms for Freedom of Indian River County raised objections to the content material. A spokeswoman for the Indian River County College District mentioned the e-book was checked out solely twice earlier than it was eliminated.
The graphic novel was additionally on the checklist of books eliminated by the Keller Impartial College District within the Forth Value, Texas, space final 12 months. According to NBC Dallas-Fort Worth.