It is with utter shock that I have read this article about Los Angeles teacher librarians essentially being put on trial to prove they are qualified as teachers. The byline from the article reads: If state education cuts are drastic, the librarians’ only chance of keeping a paycheck is to prove they’re qualified to be [...]
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The South Carolina Association of School Librarians hosted a month long event for our School Library Snapshot Day. The advocacy committee worked diligently to plan the event, finally deciding that to meet the widely varying schedules of our schools, it was best to allow each school librarian the flexibility to choose a single day in [...]
This hit my PLN recently, and I must confess it excited me too. My initial thought was wow–something to show the uninformed! I also celebrated that its creator is from Winthrop University (and I am a 1986 alumni), and really close to my hometown here in the great state of South Carolina Darren Draper challenged [...]
photo © 2009 Blatant News | more info (via: Wylio)(From CBS) This week marks a bittersweet anniversary: It was 50 years ago, on a cold and snow-covered day in Washington, D.C., that a relatively young and untried man stepped forward at noontime to take the Presidential Oath of Office. But for many of us of [...]