Alabama Superintendent Says Pulling Summer Reading List Was About Process, Not Conservative Content

A controversial reading given to Spanish Fort High School students in Gene Ponder’s AP Government class was pulled amid social media complaints from parents. (file photo) Baldwin County School Superintendent Eddie Tyler. (file photo) The head of Alabama’s third-largest school system says he wasn’t concerned with the content of a summer reading list filled with hardline conservative authors promoted by a Spanish Fort High School teacher. But Superintendent Eddie Tyler, who heads up the 31,000-student Baldwin County School System – which includes Spanish Fort High School, where the reading list was assigned by an AP Government teacher — said Friday he was more upset with teacher Gene Ponder’s “failure” to… Read More

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