November 23, 2017

The Advocate's Toolbox

An Open Letter to School Boards Everywhere

School libraries are popping up that are fully, even lavishly, equipped, save for one thing: a certified school librarian. Here, one New Jersey librarian explains why that can never work. Ever.

OH Department of Education Will Vote to Purge School Librarian Requirement

The Ohio Department of Education is trying to purge the “5 of 8” rule, which mandates that school districts hire five staff members in “education service personnel,” including librarians, for every 1,000 students.