Seattle-area school board removes “To Kill a Mockingbird” from 9th-grade curriculum because of its “racial insensitivity”

Washington state school board removes classic novel from curriculum after complaints of racial insensitivity

The district is now considering alternative titles to implement into the curriculum

Jan 24, 2022

Seattle-area school board has voted to remove the classic novel “To Kill a Mockingbird” from the district’s ninth-grade reading curriculum after teachers, parents, and some students complained that it was racially insensitive. 

The Mukilteo School Board approved the resolution Monday night. District Superintendent Alison Brynelson has supported the move, according to a school board agenda

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