How CPS officials decided to pull Persepolis from the classroom | On Politics | Chicago Reader

How CPS officials decided to pull Persepolis from the classroom 

E-mails show that orders to yank the acclaimed graphic novel came from the top.

Schools officials panicked and moved quickly in 2013 to remove the acclaimed graphic novel Persepolis from classrooms.

Schools officials panicked and moved quickly in 2013 to remove the acclaimed graphic novel Persepolis from classrooms.

When all hell broke loose two years ago over the yanking of Persepolis from the Chicago Public Schools, Mayor Emanuel's press handlers wrote it off as a misunderstanding. They said some bureaucrat in the bowels of the central office misunderstood what he…

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