Peel school board faces calls for transparency on library 'weeding' process
Students and a national library association say a school board west of Toronto needs to be more transparent about the so-called “weeding” of its libraries amid concerns some books are being removed from collections solely because they were published before 2008.
'Empty shelves with absolutely no books': Students, parents question school board's library weeding process
Several Peel District School Board students, parents and community members are concerned about a seemingly inconsistent approach to a new book weeding process intended to ensure school library books are inclusive, but that appears to have led some schools to remove thousands of books published in 2008 or earlier.
Peel school board faces calls for transparency on library ‘weeding’ process - Toronto
The board has said that older books, are allowed in schools if they are ``accurate, relevant to the student population, inclusive, not harmful, and support the current curriculum."
High school ‘systematically removing’ books published before 2008 for more a inclusive library
Sky News host James Morrow has criticised a Canadian high school for systematically removing books that were published before 2008 to make its library more inclusive for students. Erindale Secondary School in Mississauga has sparked outrage after removing nearly 50 per cent of books from its library to be more diverse and inclusive to students. “If a book was published before 2008 which they’ve decided is the arbitrary cutoff point from where th…
Peel school board faces backlash for removing books published before 2008 from its libraries
Parents, teachers and school staff raise concerns after school libraries remove books on Canadian history, literary classics and antisemitism, including The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank
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