censorship

Ariz. schools ordered to remove page in biology book with ‘morning after’ pill section

'Remove' can include ripping the page right out of the book.

Banned Books Week: the 10 most challenged books every year since 2000

Here are the lists. You may surprised at the books you find on them.

What ‘trigger warning’ would the Bible get?

Why all the noise about trigger warnings anyway?

Weird list of topics ‘avoided’ on California high school exit exam

War. Junk food. Rats. Look at the list.

A plea for book censors to stand down

Why censoring literature is unacceptable.

It’s Banned Books Week. Read a banned book!

The American Library Association's annual event celebrates the freedom to read.

School district bans Common Core-approved novel for sexually explicit material

A book hailed by critics and listed in the Common Core State Standards as a reading exemplar for 11th-graders was banned by an Arizona school district because of sexually explicit passages. The book, “Dreaming in Cuban,” written by Cuban-American author Cristina García and named a finalist for the National Book Award when it was published in […]

E-mails reveal censorship efforts by Mitch Daniels as Indiana governor

Daniels has some explaining to do.

Acclaimed book ‘recalled’ from some Chicago school classrooms (update)

The American Library Association protests the removal of a Common Core test from some high school classrooms in Chicago.