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School Board Votes to Retain ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’

Antigo, WI, United States / AntigoRadio.com
School Board Votes to Retain ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’

The Monona-Grove School Board has voted to keep “To Kill a Mockingbird” as part of the curriculum taught in the Dane County district’s schools.

The vote Wednesday followed a series of meeting held since late last year, when a family in the district asked to have it removed. The classic Harper Lee novel, which includes dozens of racial slurs, was published in 1960.

The plot involves the trial of a black man accused of raping and beating a white woman.

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