Fort Myers High School in Florida has removed City of Thieves, a 2008 novel by David Benioff, one of the creators of HBO’s Game of Thrones, from the 10th grade curriculum.
Two new bills are designed to empower ideologically-driven activists to shape what is taught in Florida’s classrooms.
A Florida high school selected an award-winning novel for its school-wide summer reading list. But a few parents objected to some of the language in the book, and it was promptly pulled.
Parents in Florida are upset that third graders will be reading books they say promote Islam.
Who gets to decide how history is taught? ACT! for America, a grassroots political advocacy group fighting “Islamofascism,” is attempting to exert control over World History in Charlotte County, FL. NCAC has responded.
A Florida lawmaker who last year introduced a bill strengthening local control over public schools wants to make a right-wing documentary required viewing.
A couple weeks ago, Terry Jones finally gave into his burning desire to burn a Qur’an. Over the weekend, Afghans rioted over online video of the burning, resulting in the deaths of up to 20 people. General Petreus called the burning a “security threat” to the Afghan occupation, and Senators Harry Reid and Lindsay Graham […]
NCAC, with a little help from our friends, sent a letter urging Sugarloaf School in Summerland Key, FL, to retain Judy Blume’s Forever in the school library after the parents of one student objected to the book’s sexual content. The parents have requested its removal from the library claiming that Forever contains “a distorted view […]
In November 2007 Katherine Evans, a senior at Pembroke Pines Charter High created a Facebook group criticizing her teacher. Three other students weighed in to comment: all supporting the teacher. Two days later Evans took down the page. Two months later, the school principal Peter Bayer told Evans that she would be suspended for three […]