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Censorship and selection

issues and answers for schools

by Henry Reichman

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  • 39 Currently reading

Published by American Library Association in Chicago .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • School libraries -- Censorship -- United States,
    • School libraries -- Book selection -- United States,
    • School libraries -- Collection development -- United States,
    • Education -- Curricula -- Censorship -- United States,
    • Student publications -- Censorship -- United States,
    • Children"s literature -- Censorship -- United States,
    • Educational law and legislation -- United States

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 194-211) and index.

      StatementHenry Reichman.
      ContributionsAmerican Library Association.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsZ675.S3 R42 2001
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 223 p. ;
      Number of Pages223
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6796326M
      ISBN 100838907989
      LC Control Number00067657

        Unnatural Selection: More Librarians Are Self-Censoring. Some say their book-selection policy recommended using reviews, but didn’t require it. banned books week Censorship challenged books Controversial Books Survey cover story Extra Helping School Librarians self-censorship self-censorship survey : Linda Jacobson. For a good list of organizations that are dedicated to fighting book censorship, just take a look at the list of sponsoring organizations in my article about Banned Books Week. There are more than a dozen sponsors, including the American Library Association, National Council of Teachers of English, American Society of Journalists and Authors.

      Sendak's book IN THE NIGHT KITCHEN has been targeted for censorship by those uneasy with Sendak's illustrations of the main character, a young boy named Mickey, tumbling nude through the. Censorship is prevalent in the modern society. It is a highly divisive issue with its own advantages and disadvantages. There are proponents who think that its use creates a balance in what ought to be said and written, while opponents criticize on the basis of the threat it poses to the right of speech.

        Not Censorship But Selection by Lester Asheim “Not Censorship But Selection,” by Lester Asheim is a brief read that helps frame the discussion about the difference between banning or removing a book from a library and the thoughtful selection of materials appropriate for inclusion in a collection. The NCTE Executive Committee reaffirmed this guideline in November This statement was originally developed in , revised April to adhere to NCTE’s Policy on Involvement of People of Color, and revised again in September Overview: The Students’ Right to Read provides resources that can be used to help discuss and ensure students’ free access to all texts.


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Censorship and selection by Henry Reichman Download PDF EPUB FB2

Beginning with a definition of censorship and its role in education, Reichman discusses issues such as Censorship and selection book vs. selection, self-censorship, and the importance of academic freedom. He also explores who the censors are, what topics are most often under attack, and he discusses how schools and librarians can defend themselves and keep contested materials from being by: 1.

Censorship and Selection. Censorship. The word itself sparks debate, especially when the context is the public school. Since the publication of the second edition of this landmark book inwired classrooms, legal challenges, and societal shifts have changed the landscape for the free exchange of ideas.4/5.

Censorship and Selection: Issues and Answers for Schools. Censorship. The word itself sparks debate, especially when the context is the public school. Since the publication of the second edition of this landmark book inwired classrooms, legal challenges, and societal shifts have changed the landscape for the free exchange of ideas/5(2).

Selection and Censorship Selection is a positive process in which books and materials are chosen based upon a set of unbiased criteria that are designed to meet the needs and interests of its learning s: 3.

Written by a longtime expert on the protections of the First Amendment and U.S. Constitution, the new Censorship and Selection will provide you with all of the need-to-knows for crafting a selection policy in the digital age. Book banning.

The mere mention of the words automatically raise a red flag. Rightfully so. How, one may ask, does such a seemingly primitive and authoritarian action exist in the context of the modern world, especially in a country such as the United States.

The United States of America, a country touted with the legal ability to address and redress violation of free : Bernadette Hogan. Last post, we looked at banned books--books where a challenge was clearly made and resulted in the official removal of the material.

However, it's not always so cut-and-dry. There can be a very fine line between censorship and selection, and the line is. Many ways exist to ban books. Our county has a group which reads the questionable book and determines whether its educational value exceeds the weight of the objections against it.

However, schools can ban books without this lengthy procedure. They just choose not to order the books in the first place. This is the situation in Hillsborough. 23 rows  Banned books are books or other printed works such as essays or plays which are.

While many banned and challenged books are harmless, there are others that truly are inappropriate for certain age groups. When literary censorship is covered in the classroom, teachers need to keep in mind that even high school students are impressionable and need adult guidance.

I think censorship should be avoided whenever possible, and there are a lot of examples of school boards too eagerly censoring this or that book, often for reasons that have little to do with.

Get this from a library. Censorship or selection: choosing books for public schools. [Jon Merdin; Martha J H Elliott;] -- This video presents a condensed version of a seminar that was given at the conference of the National School Boards Association.

Among the topics discussed are selection, utilization, and. Beginning with a definition of censorship and its role in education, Reichman discusses issues such as censorship vs. selection, self-censorship, and the importance of academic freedom. He also explores who the censors are, what topics are most often under attack, and he discusses how schools and librarians can defend themselves and keep contested materials from being censored.4/5.

Book Selection and Censorship The Board of this library recognizing the pluralistic nature of this community and the varied backgrounds and need of all citizens, regardless of race, creed or political persuasion, declares as a matter of book selection policy that.

Censorship in print media, notably book banning, occurs across homes, schools, stores, and other facilities daily. Censorship in the schools is the most widespread and exposed place for book banning.

Do show more content A book was also banned in the upper-level English courses because it had the word "nigger" in it.

Censorship and Selection Issues and Answers for Schools (Book): Reichman, Henry: An absolutely essential purchase for schools and libraries The bulk of the book discusses the actual laws concerning censorship and schools, selection policies and procedures. The Appendix contains extremely helpful documents, lists, and summaries we should all have within easy.

" Not Censorship But Selection " is a article written by Lester Asheim. It was initially published in the Wilson Library Bulletin, and has been influential in library professional standards relating to censorship and collection development. An important distinction to make is the difference between selection and censorship.

A teacher who crosses a book off her class’ reading list is not committing censorship unless she is. The First Amendment in Schools: Censorship NCAC Staff T B. Distinguishing Censorship from Selection: Teachers, principals, and school administrators make decisions all the time about which books and materials to retain, add or exclude from the curriculum.

They are not committing an act of censorship every time they. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle.

This is censorship, even if the book can be seen “by appointment.” Seems an opportunity was lost to discuss race, what Belgium did to the Congo and its tragic results. Anthro Aug am.

Censorship or Selection? the librarian's dilemma " the selector's approach is positive, while that of the censor is negative the selector looks for values, for strengths, for virtues which will over shadow minor : BU Libraries.The American Library Association (ALA) has tracked book challenges, which are attempts to remove or restrict materials, since Last year, the ALA recorded reported book challenges in the United States, a % decrease from the reported challenges in [ 22] In most years, about 10% of the reported challenges result in removal.