District erases 'To Kill a Mockingbird' from lesson plan
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BILOXI, Miss. — "To Kill a Mockingbird" is being removed from a junior-high reading list in a Mississippi school district.
The Sun Herald reports that Biloxi administrators pulled the novel from the 8th-grade curriculum this week. School board
Published in 1960, the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel by Harper Lee deals with racial inequality in a small Alabama town.
A message on the school's
The book remains in Biloxi school libraries.