It’s Banned Book Week!

By | September 27, 2016

Read a banned bookOnce 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.

Date Title Author Outcome
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!

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