Dick and Jane are long gone. Now textbooks are filled with national and international agendas. What used to be science fiction, socialist propaganda and new age-like writing is children and student literature. It's so hard to believe that political op eds have taken the place of classic literature.
Children and young adults are being transformed every day by the resources used for teaching in the classrooms. Do you really, really know what they are reading and discussing? If a teacher is a progressive and of liberal intent, the student receives a double whammy.
Look at the Advanced Placement Literature textbook reviews in the adjacent boxes. I forewarn you that some is vulgar and pornographic. These books align perfectly with Common Core State Standards. They do not align with common sense content. Alabama is on the road to rejecting Common Core by rejecting these problematic textbooks presented to the state by the publishers as appropriate literature.
Refer to this link for all English Language Arts Textbooks rejected by the State of Alabama. Copy and paste the link to your URL. Go to the link and open the document page.