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Moms Start Book Club For Controversial Assignments

February 6, 2018
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Moms Start Book Club For Controversial Assignments

Some parents in Springfield, Missouri decided the best way to handle recent controversial school reading assignments was by arming themselves with first-hand information. Megan Cook and Marissa Griffin decided to create a Facebook book club for Springfield parents that tackles the controversial titles schools assign students. They named the group “The Books We Hate” as…

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Missouri School Pulls The Hate U Give for Review

February 2, 2018
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Missouri School Pulls The Hate U Give  for Review

Missouri Middle School pulls critically acclaimed YA novel after pressure from local lawmaker. Reed Academy in Springfield, Missouri pulled the book twice recently, in order to review it after concerns regarding an ineffective permission slip and the book’s profanity were brought to the attention of the school and local lawmaker Rep. Sonya Anderson by a…

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