Free Expression Digest: Thurs., December 24
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No underestimating this threat. @SuzanneNossel of @PENAmerica tells a US House subcommittee: "This escalating battle for control over free expression in education should worry us all.'
Introducing Higher Ed Autonomy Restrictions: a new tab on PEN America’s Index of Educational Gag Orders, our official tracker of all gag order bills introduced since 2021. https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1Tj5WQVBmB6SQg-zP_M8uZsQQGH09TxmBY73v23zpyr0/edit#gid=576660683
I was just live on CNN talking about the ban on Ruby Bridges at North Shore Elementary in dictator DeSantis’s Florida. She was over my shoulder the whole time.