They cannot, they must not quote Dr. Seuss. Not in the school. Not in the hall. Not in B.C. No, not at all.

Too silly for words.

Dr. Seuss quotes considered political messaging in B.C. teachers dispute

They cannot, they must not quote Dr. Seuss. Not in the school. Not in the hall. Not in B.C. No, not at all.

Teachers in a small British Columbia town have been told they can’t display Dr. Seuss quotes because they are considered political messaging.

British Columbia teachers are upset with Bill 22, which came into effect last month, ending their strike and bringing in a mediator. In Prince Rupert, teachers have been displaying their disappointment on t-shirts, signs and bumper stickers.

A Grade 1 teacher at a Prince Rupert elementary school was told by the district’s administration that she could be disciplined for having the quote “I know, up on the top you are seeing great sights, but down here at the bottom we, too, should have rights” on her clothing or in her vehicle while on school property.

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2 Responses to They cannot, they must not quote Dr. Seuss. Not in the school. Not in the hall. Not in B.C. No, not at all.

  1. mandy4mck says:

    I’d say “unbelievable,” but that’s the sad part, this is completely believable…and unfortunate.

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