From the Charlotte Observer The Alexander County Board of Education on Tuesday rejected the appeal of a Confederate history group to place Confederate Veteran magazine in the county high school and middle schools. The board voted 6-1 to uphold Superintendent Jack Hoke’s rejection of the Sons of Confederate Veterans’ request. The group had asked to provide a year’s worth of issues of the magazine to the schools’ libraries. Hoke made the decision after media advisory committees at the three schools recommended against it. The group appealed that decision to the school board.
Looks like sanity still has a chance on school boards across the country. First, the Dover School Board prevents its science classes from reverting back to the Dark Ages and now the Alexander County Board protects its history curriculum from being turned into “Lost Cause” propaganda.