Freedom of speech is under attack in public schools, U.S. House panel told

By: - May 20, 2022 10:51 am
A girl reads a book while standing in a library

A report by PEN America found that from July 2021 to the end of March this year more than 1,500 books were banned in 86 school districts in 26 states. (Getty Images)

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Ariana Figueroa
Ariana Figueroa

Ariana covers the nation's capital for States Newsroom. Her areas of coverage include politics and policy, lobbying, elections and campaign finance.

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