Dear Superintendent Rheingans, Principal Kolker, Members of the School Board, and Members of the Review Committee: I am an alumna of Hempstead High School (‘02) who has spent my entire adult life working with youth. After finishing college I taught middle school for three years while completing my Masters in Education. I went on to … More An Open Letter to the Dubuque Community School District
So yesterday I encountered my first real challenge with library ethics. Not a BIG challenge, but moments where I had to step back and make sure that I was separating my personal biases from the task at hand. Said task is ongoing throughout the summer, or as long as it takes me to get it … More Library Ethics and Personal Bias
For those of you in the world who don’t live in a library (well I don’t technically live there, I go home every night to read more and then sleep) you may not be aware that it is Banned Book Week!! Yay! The week we celebrate how totally bogus Censorship is! The thing is, censorship … More Banned Books Week!