Another reason to homeschool


This just in from my husband. According to Diane Ravitch, Research Professor of Education at NYU (as cited in the March 2003 Atlantic Monthly) the following is an abridged list of words BANNED by major educational publishers and state agencies in an attempt to influence writers and editors:
Bookworm, Craftsmanship, Cult, Devil, Dialect, Dogma, East, Extremist,Fanatic, Fraternize, >>God<<, Heiress, Hell, Heroine, Huts, Jungle, Junk bonds, Lumberjack, Majority group, Middle East, Minority group, Old, Ombudsman, Pagan, Polo, Regatta, Satan, Snowman, Stickball, West, Yacht
See also this book.

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