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The Case of the Missing Selection Policies

Why are selection policies missing in 50% of Vermont school districts? How can that be true when students, educators, and school librarians need legal protections for intellectual access to a broad range of information and ideas? Is this a form of hidden censorship? Does your school district have a selection policy? Got questions or suggestions for advocating for a foundational principle for collection development? Join us and a distinguished panel of library leaders and administration for a lively discussion about a grassroots effort to bring about change.

Joanne Allen is the LMS / Teacher Librarian at Enosburg Elementary School and VSLA Northwest l District Representative.

Stephanie Sherman is LMS / Teacher Librarian at Middlebury Union HS, a regional coordinator for the Librarian’s Mentoring Matters program, and the VSLA Southwest District Representative.