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Posted By Michael Gorman Dec 8, 2021 6:42 AM
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From the New Statesman Megan Nolan: My mother gently let me know from an early age that she didn't believe in what I was being taught in my Catholic school and in Mass. I managed to hang on to my self-important, girlish faith for a good long time. But when I was in my mid-teens I became very righteous ...
Posted By Michael Gorman Nov 22, 2021 8:40 AM
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Chicago sun-times, 20211122 When a group of conservative Downers Grove parents organized this year to oppose mask mandates and equity initiatives at schools, it led to some tense school board meetings in the western suburb. Yet students at Downers North and Downers South high schools said they didn't ...
Posted By Michael Gorman Nov 11, 2021 8:45 AM
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From Aaron Blake's article in yesterday's Washington post: Gov.-elect Glenn Youngkin (R) had attacked McAuliffe for, as governor, vetoing a bill to allow parents to opt their children out of reading assignments they deem to be explicit. The impetus was a famous book from Nobel laureate Toni Morrison, ...
Posted By Michael Gorman Oct 26, 2021 9:38 AM
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NBC/Meet the Press "A Pulitzer Prize-winning novel from 1987 has suddenly become the hottest topic in the Virginia governor's race, as Republican Glenn Youngkin charged that Democrat Terry McAuliffe blocked parents from protecting their children from explicit classroom material, while McAuliffe ...
Posted By Michael Gorman Jun 28, 2021 8:01 AM
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If it is not too much trouble ,,, Thanks, Michael --- ---------------------------- Michael Gorman 525 W. Superior, #225 Chicago, Illinois 60654 ------------------------------- 312-475-0857
Posted By Michael Gorman Jun 28, 2021 5:41 AM
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Dear Martin Thank you. Could you elaborate on the "cost containment" and where the cuts were (if specifics and examples were given)? Michael --- ---------------------------- Michael Gorman 525 W. Superior, #225 Chicago, Illinois 60654 ------------------------------- 312-475-0857
Posted By Michael Gorman Dec 17, 2016 10:16 AM
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I am strongly in favor of requiring an MLS (and actual library experience) of an Executive Director. Making a requirement optional is, in effect abolishing the requirement. The relationship between the ED and the Presidents, Executive Board, and Council can be hard enough without having to deal ...