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Over-filtering in schools and libraries harms education, new ALA report finds | News & Press Center

Schools and libraries nationwide are routinely filtering internet content far more than what the Children’s Internet Protection Act (CIPA) requires, according to “Fencing Out Knowledge: Impacts of the Children’s Internet Protection Act 10 Years Later,” a report released today by the American Library Association (ALA). CIPA requires public libraries and K-12 schools to employ internet filtering software to receive certain federal funding.
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Dr. Laura Sheneman's curator insight, June 11, 2014 5:07 PM

Excellent report to assist you in leading a conversation between the library services and technology departments.