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Intellectual Freedom

  • The right of every individual to both seek and receive information from all points of view without restriction

 

  • Free access to all expressions of ideas through which any and all sides of a question, cause, or movement may be explored

 

From the American Library Association, 2017

 

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The Homer High School library defends and promotes intellectual freedom by providing materials from many different points of view so students can better understand the issues of their world and make informed decisions.

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  1. 10 Comment(s)

  2.   By madi elkington on Feb 22, 2017 | Reply

    It’s great that the library is finding all points of view instead of forcing one point on all students.

  3.   By Elizabeth Love on Feb 22, 2017 | Reply

    That’s great!

  4.   By Sophie Morin on Feb 22, 2017 | Reply

    This is really important for everybody

  5.   By Alese on Feb 22, 2017 | Reply

    This is a great point.

  6.   By Mr. Alec on Feb 22, 2017 | Reply

    I think this is important so students can see all sides of a converation and have their own opinion.

  7.   By Jonathan Raymond on Feb 22, 2017 | Reply

    I agree with this because if you could only listen to one persons opinions. everybodies opinions would be the same.

  8.   By Scott Lapp on Feb 22, 2017 | Reply

    Intellectual freedom is important to knowing right from wrong, and makes it easier to write essays for political and historical classes.

  9.   By Scott Lapp on Feb 22, 2017 | Reply

    Having both points of view greatly helps in writing essays in political and hiistorical essays.

  10.   By Ty Etzwiler on Nov 15, 2017 | Reply

    I think it’s good how the library provides books for all points of view and is respectful to the beliefs of all different people. Having both points can really help when writing research papers.

  11.   By Kylie Cortez on Nov 15, 2017 | Reply

    I agree that intellectual freedom is important because, if we all were allowed to only know/learn one thing then we’ll all think the same.

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