Clay County leads state in removed schoolbooks

Published on September 13, 2023 at 2:52 pm

More than 300 books have been removed from Florida school districts in the last year, and Clay County had the most, according to a list released by the state’s Department of Education.

Clay County Schools reported the most removals (177) and objections (489) last year.

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Duval County Public Schools had three objections but no removals. The St. Johns County School District had six books removed and 30 objections, and Flagler County Schools had 11 removals and 24 objections.

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