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Central Bucks hires former U.S. Attorney William McSwain to investigate ACLU’s allegation of anti-LGBTQ discrimination

Critics said the district is making “fiscally irresponsible” decisions with taxpayer dollars to “defend” its anti-LGBTQ measures.

By Emily Rizzo/WHYY

Central Bucks asks ACLU to reveal the LGBTQ students behind its federal complaint. ACLU says they fear retaliation

“They know who the bullied students are. They are the ones the administration and board have ignored and disrespected,”

By Emily Rizzo/WHYY

Central Bucks still considers banning Pride flags after ACLU complaint

The Central Bucks school board is moving forward with a policy that will censor Pride flags and other classroom decor relating to gender identity and sexual orientation, despite outcry from students, parents, and community members, and a federal complaint by the ACLU.

By Emily Rizzo/WHYY

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ACLU files federal complaint against Central Bucks School District, alleging discrimination against LGBTQ students

The ACLU claims the fourth largest school district in the state is violating Title IX and the Equal Protection Clause of the 14th Amendment of the U.S. Constitution.

By Emily Rizzo/WHYY

‘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 passes library book policy, opens the door for censorship

The school board voted in favor of the policy to keep books that a yet-to-be-determined group might deem “inappropriate” for unspecified “sexualized content” out of school libraries.

By Emily Rizzo/WHYY

Proposed book approval process for Central Bucks schools vague, unclear some parents say

The school board made changes to the policy in an impromptu policy committee “special meeting” on Thursday, May 19, but it still leaves many questions unanswered.

By Emily Rizzo/WHYY

Student protestors threatened, while a new policy to censor library books looms, in Central Bucks School District

After students gathered in front of the Lenape building on Thursday morning, school leaders threatened them with truancy.

By Emily Rizzo/WHYY