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Librarian says he was told to remove Holocaust survivor’s quote for violating Central Bucks’ ‘advocacy’ policy

The quote is from Wiesel’s 1986 Nobel Peace Prize acceptance speech.

By Emily Rizzo/WHYY

Central Bucks teachers boycott administration meeting about new ‘advocacy’ policy

It was the first teacher-led protest after months of administrative directives and the Republican-led school board passing policies that many say are anti-LGBTQ.

By Emily Rizzo/WHYY

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Republican Joe Hogan now leading in Bucks County House district by 114 votes over Democrat Mark Moffa

Republican Joe Hogan is now leading the 142nd state House district race against Democrat Mark Moffa by 114 votes, according to unofficial election results Tuesday morning.

By Emily Rizzo/WHYY

Jails fail to accommodate people with mental illness. In some cases, it’s a civil rights violation.

Conditions in some corrections facilities are a a moral failure that also costs taxpayers millions.

By Brett Sholtis

‘A fascist approach to education’: Acclaimed local authors react to Central Bucks School District’s book policies

Six authors said it’s painful to see schools in the county take on literary censorship.

By Emily Rizzo/WHYY

Central Bucks School District backpedals, classes about puberty are now optional and virtual

After receiving criticism from parents and district employees for directing school counselors to divide elementary students by the sex they were assigned at birth, and not their gender identity, for classes on puberty, Central Bucks School District has made all of those classes virtual and optional.

By Emily Rizzo/WHYY

One year and six arrests later, Bucks County still debating its part in Jan. 6 insurrection

Over the past year, simmering political conflicts and resentments boiled over in the wake of Jan. 6 have cropped up repeatedly in Pennsylvania.

By Katie Meyer/WHYY