November 27, 2005
I BLAME JOHN ASHCROFT:
OAK RIDGE – When Oak Ridge High School Principal Becky Ervin ordered the seizure of the latest school newspaper, she unleashed a controversy that’s still unfolding.
An article detailing various birth control methods and a feature about students with tattoos and body piercings triggered the seizure.
School officials searched teachers’ classrooms and desks after hours to confiscate copies of the paper, a teacher and a student say.
If only they were this diligent about teaching math.
UPDATE: This comment on the AtomicTumor blog posts what it says is the article in question. Looks pretty harmless to me.