Ohio Mayor Demands School Board Resign over Sexually Explicit Writing Assignment

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The mayor of an Ohio town is demanding that members of the local school board resign over a high school reading assignment which he said a judge classified as “child pornography.”

“It has come to my attention that your educators are distributing essentially what is child pornography in the classroom,” Hudson Mayor Craig Shubert told the Hudson Board of Education during a meeting Monday.

“I’ve spoken to a judge this evening. She’s already confirmed that. So I’m going to give you a simple choice: You either choose to resign from this board of education or you will be charged,” Shubert said before leaving the podium, receiving applause from the audience.

Shubert’s statement followed the revelation that high school students enrolled in the advanced course “Writing in the Liberal Arts II,”  were issued a book called 642 Things to Write About, which featured some overtly sexual writing prompts designed for adolescents.

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