I don't think we're doing a good job at making them ready for real-life situations by sugar-coating everything.

February 17, 2012

Kelly Parrish, an English teacher in Phoenix, on the Arizona bill that would punish teachers for using words that violate the FCC's obscenity and profanity guidelines. Parrish argues that words that violate FCC regulations are often in literature, such as racial slurs in "To Kill a Mockingbird."