Siding with the principal.

Author:Mumford, Joy
Position:Letter to the editor
 
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Matthew Rothschild believes it is censorship to tell a fifth grader a political song containing the word "hell" is inappropriate for an elementary school talent show ("No Pink at Talent Show," July issue). As a former preschool teacher, I agree with Principal Camille Pontillo. In her letter to Nancy Shoul, Pontillo explained there would be younger children present--some as young as four. Children that age do not understand politics and do not need to be exposed to the language contained in the song. (I...

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