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Rapunzelcrump

Susan Norwood guest blogs with her post on Afro-Centric fairy tales today. Her clever husband Kevin suggested the blog title. A recent newspaper headline stated that 22% of students in our school district speak English as a Second Language. We have some 76,000 students that are from over 80 countries and speak over 100 languages—46% [...]

Susan asks why her students love the library so much

There is no doubt in my mind that the Library is the most vibrant place in our school. My students know that it is my “Happy Place.” There is no place I love better than a good library, except for a good bookstore. In the bookstore I can buy books, depending on my budget. Anyway, [...]