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What do Educational Gag Orders look like in practice?
@jeremycyoung, Senior Manager of PEN America’s Free Expression and Education program and the lead author of our new #AmericasCensoredClassrooms report, analyzes the impact of Executive Order 2022-2 in South Dakota...
"There is a legislative war on education in America. At the heart of this war are educational gag orders—state legislative attempts to restrict teaching, training, and learning in K–12 schools and higher education."
The Bible & an Anne Frank adaptation are among books removed by @KellerISD in Texas.
Books challenged in the past year include Toni Morrison's novel "The Bluest Eye" & some that explore #LGBTQ experiences, such as "All Boys Aren't Blue" by @IamGMJohnson. https://www.cnn.com/2022/08/17/us/texas-keller-school-district-remove-books/index.html