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School districts across Pa. are monitoring students online in what some say is a vast overreach. Central Bucks is joining in

Central Bucks will monitor online activity to flag students experiencing bullying or mental health issues. Data and privacy experts say there are unintended harms to consider.
By Emily Rizzo/WHYY

Central Bucks School District spent over $250,000 to defuse anti-LGBTQ criticism

The school district has spent at least a quarter of a million dollars on attorney’s fees and public relations services since May, and the full amount is likely much more.
By Emily Rizzo/WHYY

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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 school board has ties to a Christian nationalist group, and is considering removing 4 LGBTQ books from its libraries

This would be the first test of the controversial library book policy, which aims to ban books deemed “inappropriate” for including “sexualized content.”

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

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