Too Soon or Censorship? “The Librarian of Basra” & Third Graders

By |2019-03-07T21:56:46-04:00April 1st, 2013|Blog|

This morning's news feeds boasted two stories that grabbed our attention, in particular because they dovetail so perfectly with the recent controversy in Chicago Public Schools surrounding Persepolis.  One is about drama that has ensued after the California DOE decided to include more gay-themed books in its school curricula. This brings up vital curricular and cultural issues, but for the purposes [...]