A new law has banned certain books from Arizona classrooms. How educators are adapting

Published: Monday, October 24, 2022 - 12:32pm
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Patricia Jimenez
Patricia Jimenez

Schools are adapting to a new state law that went into effect last month on what books they are and are not allowed to use in classrooms and libraries.

Under the law’s provisions, schools are prohibited from referring students to or using any sexually explicit material, except for certain specific circumstances. And that’s left some educators in a tough spot.

Patricia Jimenez is a teacher-librarian at Sunnyslope High School. The Show spoke with her and asked how this new law is going to impact how she and her colleagues do their jobs.

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