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Mimi Shillingsburg <[log in to unmask]>
Fri, 11 Dec 1992 16:25:51 CST
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You may be aware already of the following, since it is "old" news. Quote:

Dr. Jocelyn Chadwick-Joshua, asst prof UNorth Texas,"has won the
Intellectual Fr
 eedom Award for her efforts to keepHuck Fin on the required reading
list in Plano Independent School District. . . . she was personally
when she first taught Huck Fin to 11th graders in Irving 15 years ago. . . .
now believes Twain was an abolitionist who used satire to attack racism. . .
her work in showing English teachers how to sensitively present the book . .
were considered in naming her the award winner.  {She}consulted with school
districts and visited dozens of high school classes to further
 of Twain's works and to keep his novels in the classroom."