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Is Yertle the Turtle really banned in Prince Rupert classrooms?


"I know up on top you are seeing great sights, but down here on the bottom, we too should have rights"

- Dr. Seuss, Yertle the Turtle

The story of a Dr. Seuss quote that was apparently banned in a Prince Rupert classroom has gone viral, making headlines in the Globe and Mail, the Gawker blog network, and even the Atlantic.

It's an easy headline to say Dr. Seuss has been banned, but in the context of the battle over Bill-22, the school district maintains it's not banning Yertle the Turtle, but political action in the classroom. This morning, we spoke to the school board, the teacher's union, the education minister, and a parent for their thoughts.

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