Two students holding virtual event to fight book bans

York County students help orchestrate first national book read-in



TESTIFIED IN THE NATION’S CAPITAL TODAY A THIRD CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT SPOKE AT TONIGHT ATHE T FIRST EVER NATIONAL BOOK READING WHERE AUTHORS DISCUSSED SOME OF THEIR MOST BANNED BOOKS AND WHAT THEY WERE ALL ABOUT. THE QUESTION IS CENTRAL TO ALL OF THIS IS WHAT MAKES A BOOK INAPPROPRIATE AND APPROPRIATE FOR SCHOOL STUNTS.DE SOME OLD FAVORITE TARGETS ARE BACK LIKE CATRA IN THE RYE NATIVE SON. RYVE THIN NATIONAL GROUPS AND PARENTS ARE CHALLENGING. THE INCLUSION OF BOOKS IN THE CLASSROOMT AA PACE NOT SEEN IN DECADES IF WE CCEANL OR SENSOR EVERYTHING THAT PEOPLE FIND OFFENSIVE. NOTHING WLIL BE LEFT FIRST AMENDMENT RIGHTS WERE THE FOCUS OF THURSDAYS HEARING HELD BY THE CONGRESSIONAL. CIVIL RIGHTS AND CIVIL LIBERTIES SUBCOMMITTEE CHAIRED BY US REPRESENTATIVE JAMIE RASKIN THE VAST MAJORITY OF BOOKS BEING TARGETED ARE NOT MANDARYTO OR PART OF THE CURRICULUM. THEY ARE BOOKS OF CHOICE STUDENTS CAN PULL THEM OFF THE SH ELVES IF THEY WANT TO AND CHECK THEM OUT OR THEY CAN IGNORE THEM ENTIRELYND A THAT WAS THE ARGUMENT MADE BY CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS, CHRISTINA ELLIS AND OLIVIA PATOUK. I DESERVE TO WALK INTO MY SCHOOL LIBRARY AND FIND A BOOK WITH SOMEEON LIKE ME LAST YEAR CHRISTINA AND OLIVIA WITH THE HELP OF OTHER STUDENTS SPEARHEADED A CAMPAIGN. REVERSE THE CENTRAL YORK SCHOOL BOARD’S DECISNIO TO RESTRICT OVER 200 BOOKS WRITTEN BY AUTHORS OF COLORND A DISCUSS RAALCI AND GENDER EQUALITY AND INCLUSION. THE REASON WHY I STOOD AGAINST MY MY SCHOOL DISTRICT’S BOOKBAND WAS BECAUSE I DIDN’T WANT FUTURE AFRICAN-AMERICAN KIDS TO GO THROUGH SOME OF THE THINGS I WENT THRGHOU GROWING UP. KIDS FIND REFUGE AND GOING TO SCHOOL AND BNGEI WITHIN AN INCLUSIVE COMMUNITY BUT AS EDUCATION ON INCLUSION SLIPS AWAYHA TT SAFE HAVEN DOES TOO. THE SCHOOL BOARD ULTIMATELY REVERSED THE RESTRICTION HOWEVER OUT OF THE 200 BOOKS ON THE LIST ONLY ABOUT 15 ARE CURRENTLY AVAILABLE IN THE LIBRARIESND A IF A STUDENT DOES WANT TO READ A READ ONE OF THEM THEY HAVE TO GET PERMISSION FROM

York County students help orchestrate first national book read-in

Two York County students who helped overturn a book ban in their school district talked with US senators about not censoring what students can learn across the country. WGAL reporter Amber Gerard has the full details on the event. You watch the full story above.

Two York County students who helped overturn a book ban in their school district talked with US senators about not censoring what students can learn across the country.

WGAL reporter Amber Gerard has the full details on the event. You watch the full story above.

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