Posts Tagged ‘ classrooms ’

ACTION ALERT! Legislation Eroding Education Near You

March 8, 2019
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ACTION ALERT! Legislation Eroding Education Near You

Earlier this week, CBLDF informed readers about one of three bills in Florida aimed at destroying the tyrannical rule of facts in science class. Now, the Washington Post republished an Associated Press article examining similar legislation in states all across the country. It is not simply enough to stand by and collectively shake our heads.…

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South Dakota Bill Would Ban Transgender Discussion with Students

February 14, 2018
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South Dakota Bill Would Ban Transgender Discussion with Students

South Dakota lawmakers are considering a bill that would prohibit gender identity from being discussed in elementary and middle school classrooms. The bill’s sponsor, Sen. Phil Jensen (R) thinks that gender issues are not age appropriate, and wants children to focus on “reading, writing, and arithmetic.” The bill, SB 160, would be the first in…

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31 Comics to Use in Classrooms

September 23, 2014
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31 Comics to Use in Classrooms

What better way to celebrate the freedom to read than to use graphic novels in classrooms! CBLDF is delighted to have two resources to help you guide classroom discussions: Using Graphic Novels in Education and the CBLDF Discussion Guides! The list below includes all of the titles we’ve covered so far, but we add two…

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Back to School with Comic Books: The CBLDF Banned Books Week Handbook

September 5, 2014
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Back to School with Comic Books: The CBLDF Banned Books Week Handbook

This year, Banned Books Week will take place September 21-27, and the focus is on comics and graphic novels! The CBLDF Banned Books Week Handbook is a free resource that gives you the scoop about banned comics, how to report and fight censorship, and how to make a celebration of Banned Books Week in your…

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Back to School with Comic Books: CBLDF Discussion Guides

September 4, 2014
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Back to School with Comic Books: CBLDF Discussion Guides

Given their visual nature, comics are easy targets for would-be censors. CBLDF Discussion Guides are tools that can be used to lead conversations about challenged graphic novels and to help allay misconceptions about comics. CBLDF Discussion Guides can be used by librarians, educators, retailers, or anyone who wants to lead a conversation about a graphic…

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