Our Diverse Books Are Under Attack!

Our Diverse Books Are Under Attack!

Image by The COM Library on Flickr By Mikhail Razzak, age 13 and IndyKids staff The number of book challenges in the United States rose from 156 in all of 2020 to 330 in just the fall of 2021, according to a new American Library Association report. Since January 2021,...
“Don’t Say Gay” Bill Passes in Florida. What’s Next?

“Don’t Say Gay” Bill Passes in Florida. What’s Next?

Original illustration by Kit Mills By Jessie Mitnick, age 14 The Parental Rights in Education bill, which aims to restrict teachers’ ability to discuss or teach anything related to sexual orientation and gender identity within classrooms, was signed into law at the...
Why is Critical Race Theory Under Attack?

Why is Critical Race Theory Under Attack?

Photo by Kelly Lacy on Pexels By Luca Cantagallo, age 11 and IndyKids staff Texas Gov. Greg Abbott signed a controversial bill this August that will alter the way that teachers can discuss current events and the racist history of the United States in their classrooms....