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Florida School District Textbook Policies

By |2019-03-18T16:33:14-04:00June 11th, 2018|Selected Resources|

A key step to defending the right to read freely in your school is understanding the policies that govern the selection and review of instructional materials. What To Look For A Clear Selection Procedure: A good policy should outline a clear process and criteria for textbook selection.  Criteria can include subject matter relevance, accuracy, and recommended grade level. These same [...]

Sex And Censorship: Dangers to Minors and Others?

By |2016-01-19T10:39:52-04:00May 1st, 2013|Censorship News Articles, Selected Resources|

A Background Paper1 Introduction We are working up a fever making new laws against touching, and we're more scandalized by a photograph or painting showing a nipple or a penis than by the image of a starving child on a dry, dusty road. Thomas Moore, Mother Jones, September/October 1997 It's Sodom and Gomorrah all over again Dr. Robert L. Simonds, [...]