Middle-school principal yanks play
By Yudy Pineiro
It was supposed to be opening night for the eighth-grade drama magnet students of Southwood Middle.
But instead of performing the politically charged play My Name is Rachel Corrie on Friday night, the students were told to recite their choice of monologues.
School officials called off the play, saying the subject — about a young American activist who died in 2003 under the wheels of an Israeli bulldozer as she fought for Palestinian rights — was too mature for middle school-age children.
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