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Should students be forced to read the same books that were taught 20 years ago?


Even though it wasn't that long ago I remember in high school being forced to read very old and outdated books. Books that were extremely difficult to relate to. My mother is a teacher and the curriculum demands that the same books I read 15 years ago are still being taught today. Should students still have to read the same books like Lord of the Flies and Catcher in the Rye or can more modern books replace them?

 

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    Catherine Tally (cat on a soapbox) 4 years ago

    What one person finds mediocre may be another's favorite. We can't always have it our way. I've had to read both great and truly boring books, but I STILL love to read. It teaches discipline.

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