June 3, 2023

Meanwhile. . .

The Bible has been removed from libraries in a Utah school district after being challenged by a person making a jab at book bans. After a state law allowing school districts to pull “pornographic or indecent” books from schools was passed last year, someone in the Davis School District submitted a complaint about the King James Bible, arguing the text was “pornographic by our new definition.”  A school district committee determined that the Bible was not age-appropriate for elementary and middle-schoolers, though it ruled that the text does not contain the type of “sensitive material” the law seeks to keep out of schools.

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The summer job market for teens is hot as restaurants, pools and amusement parks ramp up hiring. The median hourly wage for teenagers was $14 last summer, up from $11.50 in 2019 as demand for seasonal workers soars, The New York Times reports. Restaurants expect to add 502,000 seasonal jobs this summer, the most since 2017, according to the National Restaurant Association. Nearly 100,000 pools across the country are looking for lifeguards, Axios' Kelly Tyko writes.


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