Utah School District’s Reversal on Decision to Remove 52 Books From School Libraries Is an Important Step in Recognizing Students’ Speech Rights
Jonathan Friedman, director of free expression and education programs at PEN America, said: "At a board meeting this week, the Alpine School Board announced that they will not be… More
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What does it mean when 116 books are "restricted" based on a single person's complaint?
PEN America's @jonfreadom details the variety of books that get caught up in such "bans," the stigmatizing effects that "restricted lists" can have—and the #FirstAmendment implications... 🧵
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