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> This is, I feel, an important thread. This is something we always
> with.I hope we can generate a lot of discussion on this very major
> discussion. Some questions that have come up are students who want to
> witchcraft symbols and say it is a religion. I hope many people will
> about this issue and respond.
> On Wed, 22 Oct 1997 Lishughes wrote:
> > I am reviewing censorship issues in art education. I am a graduate
> > at the University of Arizona and a middle school art teacher. I
> > appreciate any responses related to censorship issues in your school
> at any
> > level. Do you have a policy or "rules" for visual images that may
> or may not
> > be expressed in your class? How do you know the latest "gang"
> > symbols and if students are expressing these to get a response from
> you or
> > your peers? How do you know satenism is behind their visual
> thinking, if
> > they tell you it is only a dirt bike symbol? I want to establish
> art making
> > "rules" is my classroom from research in this area. Any
> > opinions or situations concerning this issue would really be helpful
> to me as
> > a teacher and a researcher. I believe that my students should be
> able to
> > express with freedom and interest. I'm just not sure with how much
> in a
> > public school environment.
> > Many thanks to every response.......................Lisa email-
> > Lishughes