Censorship and Selection: Issues and Answers for Schools

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780876521298
  • Publisher: American Association of School Administrators
  • Publication date: 6/28/1993
  • Edition description: REVISED
  • Pages: 172

Table of Contents

Ch. 1 Censorship in the Schools 1
What Is Censorship?
Censorship and Education
Censorship or Selection?
Academic Freedom
The Extent of the Problem
Who Censors?
Motives for Censorship
Ch. 2 Arenas of Conflict 21
The School Library and the Library Bill of Rights
The School Library: Selection Policies
The Classroom
The Student Press
Ch. 3 Issues in Dispute 33
"Global Education"
"Dirty" Words
Profanity and Policy
Gay and Lesbian Literature
Sex Education
"Secular Humanism" and "New Age"
Witchcraft and the Occult
The Impressions Controversy
Racism and Sexism
The Case of Huck Finn
Ch. 4 Establishing Selection Policies 61
Who Makes Policy?
Basic Components of a Selection Policy
Responsibility for Selection
Controversial Materials
The Completed Policy
Student Rights and the Student Press
Ch. 5 What Do We Do If...? 76
Some General Rules
Preparing for A Crisis
Handling the Initial Complaint
The Reconsideration Committee
If They Won't "Play by the Rules"
If "The Community Is Up In Arms"
If the Challenge Succeeds
Ch. 6 What is The Law? 88
Basic Principles
Differing Views and Unresolved Issues
School Libraries: The Pico Decision
The Lower Courts: An Ambiguous Record
Religion in the Schools
Evolution and Creation
Student Rights and Student Press
Library and Curricular Censorship After Hazelwood
Ch. 7 School System Checklist 106
Ch. 8 Conclusion 110
Appendixes 113
A Access to Resources and Services in the School Library Media Program
B Free Access to Libraries for Minors
C Diversity in Collection Development
D Tips and Samples for Writing a Selection Policy
E Sample Letter to Complainant
F Sample Instructions to Evaluating Committee
G Sample Statement of Concern about Library/Media Center Resources
H Guidelines for Student Publications
I Tips for Dealing with Concerns about Library Resources
J Selected List of Concerned National Organizations
K Summaries of Selected Legal Cases
L A Selected, Annotated Bibliography on the First Amendment and Intellectual Freedom
Notes 165
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