Removal of The Bluest Eye (Chesterfield, MO)

M. Alan Thomas II filed this request with the Parkway Schools of Chesterfield, MO.


From: M. Alan Thomas II

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Missouri Sunshine Law and the Missouri Public Records Law, I hereby request the following records:

All materials regarding the removal of The Bluest Eye from the curriculum at Parkway Central High School sometime during or prior to May of 2016, including (but not limited to) the initial parental complaint, any communication between the principal and the teacher who had assigned the book, subsequent written discussion of this series of events, and copies of any applicable District Policies.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 3 business days, as the statute requires.


M. Alan Thomas II

From: Paul Tandy

Dear Mr. Thomas,

Please see attached in response to your request.

Best Regards,

Paul Tandy
Custodian of Records
Parkway School District

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