Banned in the USA Q&A: Varian Johnson asks if book bans are meant to ‘keep a certain population of our country down’
For Banned Book Week, PEN America interviews Varian Johnson, author of The Parker Inheritance, which has been banned twice in the 2021-2022 school year. More
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Walking on Eggshells: Teachers' Responses to Classroom Limitations on Race- or Gender-Related Topics
@RANDCorporation report on educational gag orders shows #teachers are self-censoring and restrictions are falling disproportionately on Black teachers.
@PENamerica predicted in November 2021: "These bills will have a chilling effect on the speech of educators." We wish we had been wrong. State legislators: did you want teachers more afraid and students learning less? Because that's what you've created. https://pen.org/report/educational-gag-orders/