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banned books week 2013

The ALA’s Banned Books Week is starting today (September 22-28, 2013) so it seems appropriate there’s been an increase in articles about books and censorship in the States. A few notable recent examples include: the North Carolina challenge of Ralph Ellison’s The Invisible Man, the challenge of Toni Morrison’s The Bluest Eye in Alabama, the…

link: Federal Judge Upholds School District’s Ban on ‘Boobies’ Bracelets | The School Law Blog – Education Week

A federal district judge in Indiana has ruled that school administrators may prohibit "I ♥ Boobies" breast-cancer awareness bracelets as lewd or vulgar student speech. Judge Joseph S. Van Bokkelen of Hammond, Ind., considered and rejected the reasoning of the full federal appeals court in Philadelphia, which ruled earlier this month that the bracelets could…