STATEMENT: 'National Free Speech and Drama Groups Urge Maiden High School in NC to Reverse Almost, Maine Cancellation Screenings' (2014)

In a letter sent to Maiden High School and Catawba County Schools Board of Education in North Carolina today, the National Coalition Against Censorship (NCAC), the American Booksellers Foundation For Free Expression, the American Library Association, the Association of American Publishers, the Dramatists Legal Defense Fund, the National Council of Teachers of English, and PEN American Center urged the school to reinstate a scheduled January 2015 production of John Cariani's Almost, Maine. The letter also encouraged the school to institute a sound, thorough process for considering community complaints about dramatic productions in the future.

To read the statement, click here.

Amy VonVett