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September 24, 2014

Colorado students cry 'censorship' over proposal to remove civil disobedience from US history curriculum

High school students stage walkout after county school board considers shifting focus away from protests in history.

Student protests and intense mocking on Twitter followed a Colorado school district's attempt to revise its history guidelines. Local news reported that the Jefferson County school board proposed a committee to examine the district's high school history curriculum, in a move some are calling censorship. County Superintendent Dan McMinimee noted in a statement that "no decisions have been made regarding the curriculum committee". 

Below are the curriculum changes being considered by the school board: