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Over-filtering in schools and libraries harms education, new ALA report finds

For Immediate Release Contact: Jazzy Wright Press Officer Washington Office 202-628-8410 jwright at alawash.org WASHINGTON, D.C.—Schools and libraries nationwide are routinely filtering internet content far more than what the Children’s Internet Protection Act (CIPA) requires, according to “Fencing Out Knowledge: … Continue reading

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First education bill in decades acknowledges effective school library programs

Washington, D.C.— The American Library Association would like to thank Senators Tom Harkin (D-IA), Patty Murray (D-WA), Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) and Jack Reed (D-RI) for their leadership in including strong provisions for effective school library programs in the Strengthening America’s … Continue reading

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