NCAC speaks with Miranda Taylor, a student at Richmond Early College in North Carolina, whose school canceled this year’s yearbook, in part, because of her senior quote: “Build That Wall.”
Our colleagues at the American Library Association (ALA) this week released their annual list of the ten most challenged books for the year of 2016. What’s NCAC’s relationship with the book’s on the list.
The parents claim that the school taught solely Islamic religious practices in a World Culture and Geography curriculum, ignoring education in other world religions.
The posters were deemed to break the school’s policy that forbids classroom materials that attempt to sway the political opinions of students.
A formal complaint was lodged by a local parent who was offended by the presence of profanity in the book, which includes passages that reference sexual assault.