House passes bill allowing parents to challenge books in school libraries

By , Daily Memphian Updated: March 15, 2022 11:40 AM CT | Published: March 14, 2022 8:49 PM CT

The bill comes amid a parents’ rights movement among conservatives, who have fought COVID mandates, banned books in some places, and challenged lessons on race, gender and history.

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Ian Round is The Daily Memphian’s state government reporter. He came to Tennessee from Maryland where he reported on local politics for Baltimore Brew. He earned a Master of Journalism degree from the University of Maryland in December 2019.


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