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26 June 2016 @ 08:39 am
Research so you don't have to re-search  
Today will be spent in airplanes and rental cars as BH and I travel to Boothbay, Maine. So, I decided to post up some links here to important research on the effect of school librarians and adequate school library collections. I do this for a couple of reasons. One, I am asked to provide information when jobs are on the line. Two, many schools and districts are cutting library positions without considering what else they are losing in the process. So, cut and paste and copy and bookmark. Just keep these links at hand in case of emergency.

Scholastic Study Finds Smaller School Librarian Staff Results In Lower NAEP Reading Scores

Impact of School Libraries on Student Achievement: A Review of the Research.

The Impact of School Library Media Centers on Academic Achievement

Scientifically Based Research on School Libraries and Academic Achievement

Latest Study: A full-time school librarian makes a critical difference in boosting student achievement

NY State Research on School Libraries

School Libraries Impact Studies

Strong School Libraries Build Strong Students

School Libraries and Their Impact on Student Performance

School Library Impact Studies

School Libraries and Student Achievement

This is not an exhaustive list, but it should be a go-to starting point for anyone who wants to show the importance of a school library and a certified librarian.
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