Lynn Dickinson
A Literature Lesson for Highland Park ISD
“[L]ife is a constant struggle between being an individual and being a member of the community.” Sherman Alexie, The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time...
Park Cities iReporter     Jun 1 2015
Ignoring Isn't An Option: Offering Better Preparation Against Racism
I’ve been thinking about the involvement of a Highland Park High School graduate in chanting a racist song with his OU fraternity. How could this happen in...
Park Cities iReporter     Apr 25 2015
Learners for the Future: Invisible in Highland Park?
On December 16, 2014, a parent in Highland Park lodged a formal challenge to the book, “The Working Poor: Invisible in America,” by David K. Shipler. This...
Park Cities iReporter     Jan 19 2015
Foster Works: Giving Foster Children A Fighting Chance
Imagine you are a 17-year-old senior in high school. You’ve been in foster care as long as you can remember because your parents abused you or were unable to...
Park Cities iReporter     Jan 15 2015
Communicating With Your Kids Through Literature
HP Kids Read Proudly Presents Communicating With Your Kids Through Literature HP Kids Read is excited to announce that Pat Scales, an expert on literature...
Park Cities iReporter     Jan 5 2015
Diversity in Literature for All: Highland Park High School Alumni Book Drive & Letter Signing
CONTACT: Mohler Carlson - 214-385-1802, WHAT: Book drive to collect new and gently used books for the library at The Bridge, an...
Park Cities iReporter     Nov 26 2014
Sensational Sandwiches At Snider Plaza
One of my favorite restaurants around town is East Hampton Sandwich Company in Snider Plaza. To me, there is nothing better than a great sandwich, and East...
Park Cities iReporter     Nov 15 2014
American Standards For Public School Book Selection
“Why not just choose a different book that doesn’t have objectionable material?” It sounds so simple, don’t you think? Well, it isn’t. Let’s start by...
Park Cities iReporter     Nov 5 2014
Literature’s Impact On Youth: Double Standard Or Doublespeak?
How does literature affect youth? Some parents fear that modern literature harms their kids; that when students read certain books, their personal moral...
Park Cities iReporter     Oct 23 2014
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