NELA 2016 Annual Conference

16th to 18th October, 2016


16th to 18th October, 2016 07:00 am - 09:00 pm


DoubleTree by Hilton
50 Ferncroft Rd, Danvers, MA 01923

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October 17, 2016, 3:00 pm

Lessons In Censorship: Librarians As Guardians of Free Expression


Controversial student speech is often censored by parents and well meaning administrators both on and off campus. Librarians, as advocates of kids' intellectual freedom, often confront censorship efforts. Law professor and author Catherine J. Ross will discuss: the law governing student speech rights in public schools; common censorship patterns; and the special role librarians can play.

Hall: Marblehead T120 Track: NERTCL Type: