A Highland Park, Texas, parent last week dropped her challenge to a book on poverty due to concerns that the school's process for reviewing her challenge was unfair, according to the Dallas Morning News.
"The committee membership should be objective and without participant prejudice to ensure integrity without conflict," Meg Bakich, the parent who challenged the book, wrote in an email to the Dallas Morning News.
Bakich protested the Highland Park school district's decision to have students read "The Working Poor: Invisible in America," by journalist David Shipler, which depicts Americans living near the poverty line. In her formal challenge, Bakich complained that the book was "sexually explicit."
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