Tag: Jacob’s New Dress
Intellectual Freedom News 4/7/2017
Monday is the unveiling of the Top Ten Challenged Books of 2016!
Reconsider Removing “Jacob’s New Dress”
Jamie LaRue, director of ALA’s Office for Intellectual Freedom, wrote a letter to the school board and administrators at Charlotte-Mecklenburg School District, urging them to initiate a reconsideration procedure and allow for fair and free evaluation of ‘Jacob’s New Dress.’
Intellectual Freedom News 3/31/2017
Action for the repeal of the FCC privacy rules, save federal funding for libraries, and the removal of The Kite Runner in Arizona.
Intellectual Freedom News 3/24/17
Jacob’s New Dress, Facial Recognition, and banned horror comics
‘Jacob’s New Dress’: When Politicians Become Bullies
On March 21, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools (NC) chose to voluntarily pull Jacob’s New Dress from a lesson on anti-bullying because Republican legislators in the state’s General Assembly were up in arms … Why this abrupt decision and interest by the General Assembly? It’s a simple answer: HB2.