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Has anyone assigned a book that has been challenged by a student or parent for censorship issues?

I'd like to know about your experience. What book did you assign, and why was it challenged? What was the process? What arguments were used for and against it, and how did everything turn out in the end?
Boston I had a parent challenge EVERY book we did in an AP Literature (12th grade) class. The parent maintained the texts were "not Christian" - and therefore inappropriate for her son.

The school and the district told her the curriculum will not change for religious reasons.
Apr 29, 2016
Cassidy Mitchell There are some great peer-reviewed articles on ERIC and PSYCHinfo on this topic. I recently wrote a paper on this topic for my Master's thesis. It can be very difficult to navigate these waters because of the fact that it is hard to change people's opinions, especially on sensitive topics (sexuality, racism, religion, or whatever the case is in you...See More
May 27, 2016
D. Atkins On 4/14/16, Jake La Jeunesse wrote: > Has anyone assigned a book that has been challenged by a > student or parent for censorship issues? > > I'd like to know about your experience. What book did you > assign, and why was it challenged? What was the process? > What arguments were used for and against it, and how did > everythin...See More
Nov 15, 2016


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