Category Archives: Umberto Plaja: Designer

Infographic: Abstinence-Only Education

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A brief history of music censorship

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A Brief History of Film Censorship

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The Report Card: Free expression in schools in the 2008-2009 school year

This week we’re running a little segment we’re calling the NCAC Report Card. Our look into free expression in school and how it fared in the main subject areas. You can read our performance assessments here, but we’d also like … Continue reading

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The Report Card: SCIENCE

GRADE: C The debate around the role of creationism in American high school science classrooms continues to evolve. Although the courts have rebuffed creationist attempts to re-brand their religious message as “intelligent design,” creationists continued their assault on science in … Continue reading

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The Report Card: MATH

GRADE: A- Math has been falling behind, and is overdue for some one-on-one attention. Wall Street, the state budget crises, the six-month-long-and-still-ongoing election recount in Minnesota, and investigations into the crane collapses in Manhattan, somewhere in each of these calamities … Continue reading

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The Report Card: ENGLISH

GRADE: C+ Books – always a hot button issue in the censorship debate. This year, similar to previous years, some curriculum classics got challenged. Here’s a few of the fights we saw over books being taught in middle- and high-school … Continue reading

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