Book ban stopped.
Parents said the books perpetuated gay stereotypes, but eighth-grade teacher Sue Protheroe argued that the books actually promote tolerance.
"If your goal is to take your personal views and instill them in your children and also force them on all children, then the road to the state school board is open to you in Des Moines," said board member Ben Pardini.
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|Title Annotation:||Education; The Solon; gay themed books|
|Publication:||The Advocate (The national gay & lesbian newsmagazine)|
|Article Type:||Brief Article|
|Date:||Dec 21, 2004|
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