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Suicide book booted from classrooms

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Controversial video series triggers district to stop using ‘13 Reasons’

By BEN CARLSON

Anderson County Middle School has banned a controversial book on teenage suicide from being used for classroom instruction after it was developed into an even more controversial Netflix series.

The book, “13 Reasons Why,” was used during the 2016 spring semester at the school, after it was approved by principal Jenna Rose for use in an enrichment class, according to information provided in an email by Superintendent Sheila Mitchell.


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