Florida Teachers Union Sues State; ‘The Bluest Eye’ Removed in Utah School District | Censorship News

The fight against censorship attempts and book banning continues. Here are some of the latest stories from Florida, Utah, Virginia, Michigan, and Connecticut.

The fight against censorship attempts and book banning continues. Here are some of the latest stories from across the country.

Florida Teachers Union Sues Over State Law that May Have Led to Book Banning | NPR

According to the Florida Education Association lawsuit, state officials under Gov. Ron DeSantis's administration have flagrantly and unlawfully exceeded the narrow authority that HB 1467 provided the Department of Education.

Experts Cast Doubt that Lapeer Librarian Can Be Charged Over LGBTQ Book | Bridge Michigan

The county prosecutor is weighing charges against library officials for carrying Gender Queer, but experts find legal issues with the possible case.

A Contentious Component Removed from Roanoke County School Library Policy | The Roanoke Times

The removed measure was implemented last June and required all new books being added to a library’s catalog to be read and a review written by a librarian or teacher before they could be added to a school’s collection.

Parents Debate What Books are Appropriate for Guilford School Libraries | CT Examiner

At a school board meeting in Connecticut, parents and members of the community spoke for and against the availability of books containing "explicit sexuality" or featuring LGBTQIA+ themes.

Davis School District Bans Nobel Prize-Winning Book The Bluest Eye from All Libraries | KUTV

The Utah district removed the Nobel Prize-winning novel The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison from all school libraries after a decision from the district's Sensitive Review Committee was upheld by the Davis School Board.

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