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Parents weigh in on Wentzville's latest book ban from 'Fun Home'

Parents weigh in on Wentzville’s latest book ban from ‘Fun Home’

A review board cited the illustrations in “Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic” about the author and his father’s sexuality being too “graphical”. WENTZVILLE, MO — The Wentzville School Board voted this week to remove another book from the district’s shelves. Parents recently took issue with the critically acclaimed “Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic” by cartoonist …

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William Allen White Children's Book Award winners announced

William Allen White Children’s Book Award winners announced

EMPORIA — Two authors who live on opposite coasts of the United States will come to Kansas in October to accept the 2022 William Allen White Children’s Book Awards. Voters in grades 3-5 chose Rodman Philbrick’s “Wildfire.” Voters in grades 6-8 chose “The Remarkable Journey of Coyote Sunrise” by Dan Gemeinhart. The 70th annual celebration …

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Mathematics Books Selected for Brevard Schools Revised;  the state cited the CRT for prohibition

Mathematics Books Selected for Brevard Schools Revised; the state cited the CRT for prohibition

Support local journalism. Unlock unlimited digital access to floridatoday.com. Click here and subscribe today. Avoiding a potential headache for public schools in Brevard, textbook publishers revised the district’s select math books to meet state standards. But with the adoption of social studies textbooks slated for next year, Florida’s textbook woes are far from over. The …

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