GWCDP Chair Bill Kimler walked the members through House Bill H.3728, the so-called “Transparency and Integrity in Education Act”, which lists out seven “prohibited concepts” from being taught at any level of public schools.
Besides the fact that this lengthy bill targeting concepts that are not part of any curriculum in SC public schools, bills just like this have had chilling effects on schools and libraries nationwide as teachers are forced to second-guess themselves due to fear of being criminally prosecuted.
- The absurdity of deeming a Dr. Seuss story decrying racism as inappropriate for kids
- Philadelphia high school librarian ordered to remove poster with Elie Wiesel quote
- Florida Teachers Are Emptying Classroom Libraries to Avoid Going to Jail
- The College Board Strips Down Its A.P. Curriculum for African American Studies
Slide deck for below video.