Jason Reynolds

a stack of books that have been banned from classrooms

As the school year starts, districts prepare for onslaught of book challenges by conservatives

BY: - August 3, 2023

North Carolina has become what demographers and political pundits call a minority-majority system of public schools. That means nonwhite students outnumber their white counterparts. This new dynamic, says Michelle Burton, a veteran school library media specialist with Durham Public Schools, has fueled a backlash against what’s taught about America’s racist past, as well as reading […]