July 21, 2017

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A strategic district media specialist “re-professionalized” school librarian positions in Georgia schools.

Georgia Teacher Librarians Aim to Strengthen Role as State Revamps Public Schools

As Georgia pursues a major revamp of its public schools that could allow greater community control over school budgets, the state’s teacher librarians say it’s an ideal opportunity to strengthen the skills of their colleagues and build grassroots support for their changing role in student learning.

‘Golden Domes’ Picture Book Causes Stir at Scholastic Book Fair

A parent in Marietta, Georgia, has lodged a complaint with his local school board about the inclusion of Hena Khan’s picture book Golden Domes and Silver Lanterns: A Muslim Book of Colors at his daughter’s Scholastic Book Fair on October 17. Thomas Prisock claims that the book is “an indoctrination of Muslim culture,” according to the The Marietta Daily Journal.