As part of its 2007 budget proposal submitted on February 6, NASA eliminated the phrase “to understand and protect our home planet” from its mission statement; a move that alarmed several NASA employees. Unlike the 2002 changes to the NASA mission statement that included an open process across the agency, this decision was made by […]
Archives for July 2006
The Miami-Dade School Board voted in June 2006 to remove the book Vamos A Cuba and A Visit to Cuba (the English translation) from school libraries. The ACLU challenged the decision in court. NCAC joined five other groups in filing an amicus brief in support of the ACLU’s position.
Acting on complaints from a parent, Olentangy Ohio District Superintendent Scott Davis removed Mark Haddon's The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time and Alice Sebold's The Lovely Bones from Liberty High School's optional summer reading list. Visit the Columbus Dispatch for details. Below is NCAC's letter to Superintendent Davis. Click here […]