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Yet Another Protest :: Orestimba High School

District took Bless Me, Ultima off sophomore reading list
By Danielle Gaines
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February 24, 2009

Two teachers from Orestimba High School, upset that a book has been removed from their class reading lists, met with UC Merced students on Monday night.

The educators — Catherine Quittmeyer, chairwoman of the English department, and Andre Powell, English teacher — spoke to about a dozen Chicano literature students and future teachers on the university’s campus.

“This was an event for the students; a lot of them want to become teachers,” Quittmeyer said. “This is something I wish I was able to ask questions about when I was becoming a teacher.” [read the rest]

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