Thursday, September 07, 2006

Scholastic and The Path to Classroom Propaganda

ABC calls it docudrama--Scholastic call it historical. With ABC's "generous support," Scholastic plans to dish Teacher Guides for the right-wing propaganda piece, The Path to 9/11, to thousands of teachers. Media Matters has the story:

ABC and Scholastic release skewed Path to 9/11 "Discussion Guide" for high school teachers to assign to students
In conjunction with the ABC miniseries The Path to 9/11, Scholastic and ABC have released a "Discussion Guide for the Classroom" aimed at high school teachers nationwide to "[e]ncourage your students and their families to watch The Path to 9/11 and use the accompanying" discussion guide as part of their lesson plan. A Media Matters for America review of the material finds it to be rife with conservative misinformation. Read More

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