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Wake schools formalizes policy on book challenges, appeals

BY: - July 20, 2023

Wake County Public Schools formalized on Tuesday how people can challenge books and instructional materials that they find inappropriate or offensive. The revised wording to Policy 3210 requires principals to schedule a meeting with the person who is concerned about a book or piece of instructional material; previously, the person only had to submit a […]

As NC legislators target “obscenity,” the nation’s top librarian has her say

BY: - April 26, 2023

Members of the House Judiciary committee passed legislation Tuesday that would increase the severity of punishment for intentionally disseminating obscenity while knowingly in the presence of minors. The ‘Prevent Harm to Children’ act (Senate Bill 579) would increase the penalty from a Class I felony to a Class H for violations. The brief conversation in […]