Those rabble rousers over at the Tennessee Association of School Librarians (TASL) are out with a statement condemning the “gross overreach” of an amendment to HB2666 that would give the State Textbook Commission authority over books in school libraries. That is, the bill would require all books in school libraries to be on an “approved” list provided by the Textbook Commission.
Here’s the TASL statement on the bill, scheduled for a vote tomorrow (4/27/2022):
In response to the proposed measure, a group of concerned parents and public school advocates is organizing a protest at the Capitol:
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