District 200 Backs off Proposed Arts Policy
Pierce, Victoria, Daily Herald (Arlington Heights, IL)
Byline: Victoria Pierce Daily Herald Staff Writer
The Wheaten-Warrenville District 200 school board will revamp its proposed performing arts policy to make it less restrictive and give more discretion to teachers and principals in choosing what plays will be performed at the high schools.
The proposed policy had deemed it inappropriate for high school students to perform in works with significant references to alcohol, violence, sexual activity, drugs, drunken driving, cigarettes and all profanity.
Students, parents and theater professionals from across the country opposed the proposal, saying it was so restrictive that standards such as "Guys and Dolls," …
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Publication information: Article title: District 200 Backs off Proposed Arts Policy. Contributors: Pierce, Victoria - Author. Newspaper title: Daily Herald (Arlington Heights, IL). Publication date: April 18, 2002. Page number: 3. © 2009 Paddock Publications. COPYRIGHT 2002 Gale Group.
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