Tennessee lawmakers have been smack dab in the middle of the national hoopla about bans limiting what can be discussed about race and gender in public schools. But during the most recent school years, only one complaint was filed, and it was denied.
Williamson County Schools will not be banning more books — at least not for now.
The McMinn County School Board has voted to remove a graphic novel about the Holocaust from its eighth grade curriculum. It’s stoking tensions in the debate about what schoolchildren should learn about history and oppression.