Don’t Ban It!
We Have a Vacancy on the East Penn School Board
The most frequent target of censorship attempts in 2015 was John Green’s Looking for Alaska. The year before it was another young adult novel, Sherman Alexie’s The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian. Censoring books, whether in the form of keeping them off library shelves, off reading lists, or outright bans, does not help […]
7 Things You Might Not Know About Transgender Students
Please consider applying for the open position on the East Penn School Board. Longtime board member Francee Fuller resigned at the last meeting, leaving an open seat on the board. A (short) application is due by October 3, and board members will appoint someone after public interviews on October 10. My chief focus in […]
My post on the trumped up transgender bathroom controversy at Emmaus High School got a bigger response than anything I’ve ever put on this blog. If you’re like me, you probably didn’t grow up around many people who were openly transgender and very well might not have friends or family who publicly identify as trans. […]