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School librarian declines book contribution from Melania Trump

school librarian contradicted a contribution of books from the First Lady after she aimed to deliver the tomes for National Read A Book Day.The primary school librarian from Massachusetts described in a blog that she had actually refused the set of 10 Dr Seuss books since she disagreed with actions by the Trump administration.Earlier this month, the White Home stated it had worked”with the Department of Education to identify schools with programs that have actually accomplished high standards of quality”and donated 10 books to a school in each state accordingly.Cambridgeport Primary school librarian Liz Phipps Soiero mentioned why, in spite of the truth her school was opted to get the contribution of The Cat in The Hat books, she would decline.< meta itemprop=url material=http://www.telegraph.co.uk/content/dam/video_previews/e/4/e4zxvzyze6iibekeibuooi3xouqw8d0a-xlarge.jpg > Prince Harry meets Melania Trump ahead of the Invictus Games in Toronto

“I work in a district that has plenty of resources, which contributes straight to ‘quality,'” she wrote.

“My trainees have access to a school library with over nine thousand volumes and a librarian with a graduate degree in library science.”

he stated that the White House should offer the books to a school struggling with underfunding instead.Ms Soeiro composed:”Why not go out of your way to gift books to underfunded and impoverished neighborhoods that continue to be marginalized and reviled by policies put in location by Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos?”– Melania Trump(@FLOTUS) September 6, 2017 She discussed:”You and your husband have a direct impact on these kids’s lives. Please make time to learn

about and value them. I hope you share these books with your family and with kids around the nation. And I motivate you to reach out to your local librarian for more recommendations. “Cambridge Public Schools said in a declaration that Ms Soeiro”

was not authorised to accept or reject contributed books on behalf of the school or school district “and counseled her on a policy against utilizing public resources for political functions.

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