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Burton Barr Central Library – Teen Central

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1221 N Central Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85004 United States
https://www.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/locations/burton-barr

June 2022

FRANK Talks for Teens – Education in the News: Talking about LGBTQ+ Identity in Schools with Derek Keith

June 21 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Burton Barr Central Library – Teen Central, 1221 N Central Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85004 United States
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Debates over education—what is included and what is excluded—seem more heated these days. New legislative measures across the country seek to regulate curriculum and discussion about LGBTQ+ identity in schools. Lawmakers along with parents and community members are also asserting more control over books children read in the classroom, including literature on LGBTQ+ experiences. Should they have sway in what is taught in schools? Do these laws and book bannings protect children, or are they harmful? What effects are these…

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