Brooke Park | The Texas TribuneREPORTING FELLOW
As communities and school districts push for book bans, some Texas librarians are nearing their breaking point.
Students are forming banned-book clubs and distribution drives to contest restrictions that focus mostly on LGBTQ and racial themes.
The omicron variant has resulted in record-high COVID-19 cases in Texas schools. Despite student and staff absences, one Round Rock student said schools are remaining open for in-person learning “while everything around us is falling down.”