Issue 62, Summer 1996
School officials cannot ignore their own policies, an editorial in Wisconsin’s The Star News observes, confirming NCAC’s constant advice to those fighting school censorship. In commenting on Dishnow v. Rib Lake School District in the May 15th newspaper, Associate Editor Laurie Meyer ascribed the origins of the costly court battle to evasion of Rib Lake’s review and reconsideration procedures when administrators removed Judy Blume’s Forever from the library.
An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. This is the basis for NCAC’s constant work to prevent and defend against bookbanning. Write us for more information about countering censorship in schools and libraries.