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.
A group of parents claim the New Trier High School’s Seminar Day does not include a fair balance of perspective.
According to the bill, “no teacher may be prohibited from helping students understand, analyze, critique, or review in an objective scientific manner the strengths and weaknesses of scientific information.”
The incident is particularly egregious because Accomack County Public Schools has already temporarily removed these universally acclaimed works.
According to the Sullivan County Parents Against Islamic Indoctrination, their children’s ignorance of Islam is preferred.
Incidents involving students using school national anthems as an avenue of protest are showing no sign of stopping.
Author Laurie Stone was abruptly asked to censor her reading because it did not match the university’s values.
The Supreme Court will hear Lee v. Tam, a case involving a band that considers the rejection of its band name, The Slants, a free speech issue.
NCAC has written to a Florida school protesting a rule requiring parental permission prior to student protest on the grounds it infringes student free expression.
NCAC has been monitoring three school districts’ responses to students who protest governmental actions by declining to stand for the Pledge of Allegiance or national anthem.
TTYL and sequel TTFN by Lauren Myracle were described by Fla. parents as telling kids “to party, drink, cuss, and do other obscene things.”
Kate Karstens, editor-in-chief of The Lasso, tells NCAC her school’s vetting of her newspaper’s articles violates district policy.
Buzzfeed today reported Twitter’s ex-CEO oversaw moderation of President Obama’s and Caitlyn Jenner’s Q & As, prompting questions of selective political bias of the site.
Club activities will “include a healthy snack, literature lesson, creative learning activities, science lesson, puzzle solving, and art projects.” Students of all religious faiths are welcome to attend.
A nationally syndicated comic strip was censored because of a harmless reference to ISIS. But why do cartoons so frequently provoke overreactions?
Cidney Fisk, an outspoken atheist, says her view on religion and criticism of the school’s religion-orientated priorities caused her grades to plummet.