Skip to comments.Elementary school librarian rejects books given by Melania Trump
Posted on 09/28/2017 2:20:38 PM PDT by Sub-Driver
Elementary school librarian rejects books given by Melania Trump
By Max Greenwood - 09/28/17 01:42 PM EDT
A Cambridge, Mass., elementary school librarian said in a blog post this her school will not be keeping a collection of books from Melania Trump, though the school later denied her rejection of the gift.
Earlier this month, the first lady sent out collections of 10 Dr. Seuss books to one school in each state to mark National Read a Book Day.
In a letter published on the Horn Book's Family Reading blog, Cambridgeport Elementary School librarian Liz Phipps Soeiro said that her school wasn't in need of the books, which included famous titles such as "The Cat in the Hat."
"I work in a district that has plenty of resources, which contributes directly to 'excellence,'" she wrote. "My students have access to a school library with over nine thousand volumes and a librarian with a graduate degree in library science."
Instead, she wrote, the White House should worry more about providing support to schools that are underfunded and subject to government neglect.
"Why not go out of your way to gift books to underfunded and underprivileged communities that continue to be marginalized and maligned by policies put in place by Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos?" she wrote.
According to CBS Boston, Cambridge Public Schools said in a statement that Phipps Soeiro "was not authorized to accept or reject donated books on behalf of the school or school district" and counseled her on a policy against using public resources for political purposes.
But Phipps Soeiro said the books were "a bit of a cliche, a tired and worn ambassador for childrens literature."
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Libs sure are a petty bunch. Disgusting.
Talk about a poster child for a bitter public union employee...
Cambridge Public Schools Librarian to Return Book Donation by FLOTUS Melania Trump
Why the “C” word was invented. This slattern brings to mind an old Dan Ayckroyd/Jane Curtain bit...
Oh those books she would gladly accept..liberals are such scum, no better word to describe them
Time for a new book.
Shanika has a clueless dumb s—t for a librarian.
They will never stop.
Imagine being taught by THAT..no wonder kids are turning into Commies before our eyes, indoctrination at its very worst
Librarian Phipps Soeiro's remarks reveal a bureaucratic pseudo-educator whose manners and understanding appear to be far exceeded by her arrogance.
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No image of Ms. Liz Phipps Soeiro?
I’d sure like to see her pic.
Zoom in on the crap pinned to the wall behind that creature . . .
She should be fired. She broke policy....and a serious one.
schools that are underfunded and subject to government neglect.”””
So, the governments is neglecting them but YOU aren’t, you silly cow? How does THAT work?
Who is that guy?
Must have been Black awareness month or something.
Good grief. The very idea of that offends me.
Why should our nation hold one segment of our society up like that?
I don’t care who they are, unless it’s veterans.
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