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U.S. Court Upholds Miami Book Banning

Last week, the U.S. federal appeals court upheld the Miami-Dade School Board decision to ban a children’s book about Cuba.  The court ruled that the First Amendment was not breached when Vamos a Cuba (A Visit to Cuba) was pulled from library school shelves in 2006. Vamos a Cuba is part of a series aimed […]

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School Board Bans Book From Sophomore Required Reading List

Bless Me, Ultima has been banned from the sophomore required reading list in central California.  The Newman Crows Landing Board of Education pulled the Chicano coming-of-age novel from high school classes based on the superintendent’s and trustees’ decision that the book contained too much profanity. Review of the novel began last year in response to […]

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