Literature vs. Racism

Five teenagers defaced a historic black schoolhouse in Ashburn, Virginia. Sad? Yes. Jailtime? No. The judge and prosecutor sentenced them to twelve months of book reports instead of jailtime! And what a reading list they created! Can literature help open the eyes and change the minds of these five miscreants? Read all about it in the … Read more


Read to Them‘s One District, One Book program is featured in the new February issue of AASA’s School Administrator. “You’re the man with the books!”  That’s what kids in Irving, TX say when they see dynamic Irving ISD Superintendent José Parra.   The article highlights the work of… Lake Hamilton ISD Superintendent Steve Anderson in … Read more