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CBLDF Joins Coalition Opposing Restrictive Book Policies in Delaware

January 9, 2015
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Identical by Ellen Hopkins

CBLDF has joined a coalition led by CBLDF-sponsored Kids’ Right to Read Project in objecting to restrictive book policies proposed to Delaware’s Appoquinimink School Board. The policies would red flag books based on vague standards for what is or is not appropriate for students in the system. CBLDF joins coalition efforts like these to protect the…

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Delaware School District Considers Permission Slips for Young Adult Books

December 16, 2014
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Identical by Ellen Hopkins

Spurred by a parent challenge to Ellen Hopkins’ novel Identical, the Appoquinimink School Board in Delaware is now considering proposals requiring parental permission for students to read any books defined as “Young Adult” in class, and separately allowing parents to bar their children from checking out any Young Adult books from the school library. The…

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