Article Title

Oregon schools rank 4th in nation in book, program challenges

Authors

Newspaper

Baker City Herald

Date

9-1-1995

Challenged Material

The color purple by Alice Walker, Growing up in the age of AIDS (ABC news program), Seventeen magazine

Reading Level

young adult

Location

Junction City, Redmond, Gold Beach

Participants

schools, parents, libraries

Outcome

In 15 of 23 cases, challenged books or programs were retained

Abstract

The group People for the American Way reported books and programs in Oregon schools were challenged 23 times in 1994. State Library official Mary Ginnane was encouraged that schools retained many of the materials challenged. Tim Nashif, director of the Oregon Family Council, saw the challenges as healthy civic engagement.

Keywords

"Attacks on the Freedom to Learn", Matthew Freeman, Oregon Intellectual Freedom Clearinghouse, abstinence, homosexuality, Redmond High School, Gold Beach Elementary School, sexual

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