Article Title

Oakland high school library to do without Rolling Stone

Authors

Newspaper

The Oregonian (Portland)

Date

2-28-1992

Challenged Material

Rolling stone

Reading Level

adult

Location

Oakland

Participants

Douglas County high school; Oakland School Board; Barbara Peebles; Scott Langkamp; Kathleen Young

Outcome

removed to permission access; subscription not renewed

Abstract

Parents of students at Douglas County high school requested "Rolling Stone" be removed from the library. The Oakland School Board decided to let the subscription lapse and require parental permission for students to see back issues. The librarian protested, saying the students had the ability to make their own decisions and requested a review board be established for future challenges.

Keywords

sexually explicit, vulgar language, offensive language

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