Article Title

Dallas School Board gives OK to Harry Potter books

Authors

Newspaper

Itemizer-Observer (Dallas)

Date

2000

Challenged Material

Harry Potter series by JK Rowlings

Reading Level

children

Location

Dallas

Participants

Michelle Cox; Dallas School Board; Susan Humphrey

Outcome

retained

Abstract

The Dallas School Board decided that reading aloud "Harry Potter" books in the classroom is allowed. The parents objected that plots of violence and deception might negativelly influence the children.

Keywords

violence, deception, magic, values, school

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