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The Truth behind the Great Florida Classroom Library Freak-Out

Posted on AllSides January 31st, 2023
From The Right
Education, Florida, Ron DeSantis, Schools, Libraries
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What do you get when you take a new law aimed at increasing transparency around public-school materials, add in some misplaced concerns about an existing law that prohibits providing pornography to kids, sprinkle in conflicting directions from local school leaders that provided teachers with no room to use discretion or common sense, and mix them together in a state where the governor — a likely 2024 Republican presidential candidate — is often characterized by the media and his political opponents as akin to a fascist dictator?

The answer: the great Florida...

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