Appeal #3

After having her request denied at the school, system, and local board levels, Mallory appealed to the Georgia State Board of Education to have the books removed from Gwinnett County Public Schools. Using Mallory’s past appeals and the arguments from both sides as supplementary information, the State Board of Education ruled to uphold the decision of the local board. Although some reports claim Mallory attempted to file another complaint after this point, there is no record of any additional appeals made on Mallory’s part, and with that the Gwinnett County Harry Potter case was finished. The State Board of Education gives a full description of their decision and the factors leading up to this point in their official decision, listed below:

2006-84 (1)