One of Texas’ largest school districts is removing more than 400 books from its shelves for review after a Republican state lawmaker flagged them as inappropriate.
The investigation launched by the North East Independent School District in San Antonio is the most ambitious response to date to pressure from lawmakers and Governor Greg Abbott to review school library books dealing with issues of sexuality and systemic racism . Already, the district says it has identified books with graphic sexual content that is unsuitable for students 18 and under.
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