Once again, we are celebrating our freedom to read books that others would rather we not. A few years ago, we explained the process for challenging a book in our schools. You can read that post here: You can’t believe they’re reading that $&%^*% book!
Here are the books that have been challenged in Carroll County Public Schools and the outcome since we last posted on the list in 2014.
|June 2014||No Shoulder||Nina Shengold||Removed – Not reviewable – not in approved curriculum|
|November 2014||Web 2.0 Tools – Animoto, BrainPop, Classflow, Edmodo, Poll Everywhere, Prezi, Socrative||Retain as Digital Resources|
|November 2014||Brave New World||Aldous Huxley||Retain in high school English curriculum|
|February 2016||Heroin Kills – Video||Sharon Weaver||Retain as instructional resource for 8th grade Health Curriculum|
|April 2016||In A Dark, Dark, Room and other Scary Stories||Alvia Schwartz||Retained at elementary level|
Our last post: Happy Banned Books Week!