November 21, 2022
Texas schools are once again making national headlines, this time after a decision by officials at Katy’s Independent School District to pull a book off its shelves and cancel an address with the author of the novel on claims that the content of the work promoted critical race theory and Marxism.
Award-winning author Jerry Craft’s “New Kid” is the latest work of fiction to be took into consideration by a Texas school district for potential ban. Based on Craft’s childhood, the graphic novel follows a seventh grader’s experience navigating life as a person of color in a predominantly white school.[ad_2]