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New College of Florida

Lawsuit alleges that a new law will censor and prohibit courses and topics at New College of Florida

A group opposing Gov. Ron DeSantis’ efforts to remake New College filed a lawsuit alleging that a new law prohibits several courses & topics.
The Scoop: WMNF Daily News Digest

The Scoop: Fri., August 4, 2023 Tampa Bay & Florida headlines by WMNF

Wakulla Springs faces possible development Locals are trying to protect Wakulla Springs ahead of a meeting that could jeopardize its future. Environmental advocates and Wakulla County residents are protesting proposed changes that may threaten a...

ACLU is helping with claims about censorship in Florida schools

The American Civil Liberties Union offered a forum of about 50 Concerned Citizens, teachers, students, lawyers, and media specialists in an effort to address anxieties while encouraging the public to speak out about educational censorship.
books

Gov. DeSantis considers “open market” for college prep classes amid College Board clash

College Board’s Advanced Placement, or AP program, dates back to the 1950’s. However,  in a press conference Monday, DeSantis again expressed thoughts on introducing other college preparatory choices in Florida schools. More than a third...
WMNF Interview with Lois Lowry and Colette Bancroft

MidPoint: The Age of Censorship with Lois Lowry and Colette Bancroft

The banning of books and the prohibition against teaching real, accurate history used to be the plot of dystopian novels and Nazi policy in Germany in 1933, but now it's part of our reality. WMNF...
Prison Legal News censorship by Florida Department of Corrections

Publisher: Florida Department of Corrections bans books based on ideology

A recent investigation by the Florida Phoenix found that the Florida Department of Corrections has banned a number of books from being received by inmates — and there appears to be an ideological difference when...

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