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10565734_719441051447578_786183635_n-1Officials with the Racine Unified School District responded to allegations over weeding books from its library collection on their Facebook page.

Members of the Racine Education Association are calling on the Racine Unified School District to stop “weeding” school library books out of school libraries by the “tens of thousands,” including the Bible, Koran, and The Iliad & The Odyssey of Homer.

School administrators are meeting with members of the union discuss the issue.

“I believe the REA and RUSD will be able to come to some agreement on Monday,” Eick said.

The Racine Unified School District is purging “tens of thousands of books” copyrighted prior to the year 2000, according to a statement by the REA. But Racine Unified School District spokesperson Stacy Tapp said the district works with school staff members each summer to refresh the libraries.

Here is our coverage:

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You Respond: Racine Unified’s Decision To Remove 11,000 Books

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Thousands Of Books Removed From Racine Unified Schools

List Of Books Removed At Case High School

Denise Lockwood has an extensive background in traditional and non-traditional media. She has written for, the Milwaukee Business Journal, Milwaukee Magazine and the Kenosha News.