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1 person filed a complaint.
District formed a committee.
Committee voted unanimously to keep the book.
School board didn't like the committee's decision.
So now they've just... overridden it.
This is book banning.
This is Keller ISD.
This is America. https://www.jta.org/2022/08/16/united-states/texas-school-district-orders-librarians-to-remove-a-version-of-anne-franks-diary-from-shelves?utm_campaign=sprout&utm_medium=social&utm_source=JTA_Twitter