Letter Opposing Removal of Award-Winning books from Elementary School Library NCAC and ABFFE sent this letter to the Editors of the St. Petersburg Times in response to a report that two library books had been challenged at Turner Elemenatry School. Re: “Word in school library books angers New Tampa family” (March 17) To the […]
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UPDATE: Teacher Jennie Brown who wrote and directed the censored play Higher Ground is currently "under investigation". Below is a letter NCAC wrote to the Sherwood School Board asking them to allow the play to be performed at Sherwood Middle School and to look into the investigatoin of Jennie Brown to ensure that everyone’s First […]
Third Annual Sunshine Week "Government Secrecy: Censoring Your Right to Know" Join Patrice McDermott, Director of OpenTheGovernment.org and two panels of experts in a national dialogue addressing issues of access to government information, including executive branch power and secrecy, congressional rights and responsibilities, and the role of the public and non-profit sector. The event will […]
We strongly commend your decision to keep Tony Kushner’s play, Angels in America, available to students as part of the Advanced Placement (AP) English curriculum at Deerfield High School, despite complaints from an anonymous “parent-citizen” who objects to the sexual, racial and religious content in the play.
Angels in America by Tony Kushner will still be taught in Deerfield High School’s AP English class, in Deerfield, IL despite complaints from a community member who objected to its sexual, religious and racial content and public attacks made by a local organization that call the play "pornography."
NCAC and ABFFE were joined by four other organizations in sending a letter to the Superintendent and School Board supporting their resolve to stand by First Amendment principles.