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Book Bans: South Carolina Department of Education Breaks Ties with State Librarians

The most recent controversy concerning the state of South Carolina and book bans happened recently with the State Superintendent Ellen Weaver touches on school libraries and policies. The state superintendent recently severed ties between the South Carolina Department of Education and SCASL (South Carolina Association of School Librarians), ending a 50-year partnership.  The break with […]

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Houston ISD to Eliminate or Repurpose Librarians at 28 Schools

In a move that shocked parents and went against previous administrations, Houston ISD Superintendent Mike Miles announced earlier this summer that librarian and media specialist positions would be eliminated at the 28 underperforming schools being overhauled under his reform program, New Education System (NES). According to the Houston ISD website, The New Education System Schools […]

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Teaching Hacks for Teachers with ADHD 

People with ADHD are notorious for bad memories, object permanence issues, executive functioning failures, hyper-fixations, and more. According to the National Institute of Mental Health, for adults with ADHD, “daily tasks such as getting up in the morning, preparing to leave the house for work, arriving at work on time, and being productive on the […]

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10 Shoes Teachers Wear for Comfort

It’s summertime, and most teachers are thinking about how to be comfortable in the classroom. Let’s start with shoes that teachers wear for comfort. Skechers Performance Go Walk Joy Slip-On Skechers Performance Go Walk Joy Slip-On: First, these slip-on shoes provide excellent comfort and cushioning, making them ideal for teachers who are on their feet […]