by Naples Daily News’ Brett Murphy
May 31, 2017
Three parents sued the Collier County School Board on Wednesday over new textbooks slated for public classrooms next fall.
Along with factual errors, flaws and omissions, the parents said in the court filing, the board selects books and reviews the materials “behind closed doors to the exclusion of the public.”
The suit, filed in the 20th Circuit Court for Collier County, calls for an “emergency injunction” on the books and the School Board’s selection process. The suit contends the board violated state transparency laws and education standards.
“The selection process for the textbooks that the board is trying to push through is flawed,” Eric Konuk, 55, said. [READ MORE]