March 17, 2018

The Advocate's Toolbox

SC Study Shows Link Between School Librarians and Higher Test Scores

Trying to convince administrators of your value? This study, unique because it documents the contribution of school librarians through the use of test results for specific ELA and writing standards, provides ammunition.

Keith Curry Lance Receives AASL Distinguished Service Award

The American Association of School Librarians (AASL) has announced that the recipient of its 2013 Distinguished Service Award is Dr. Keith Curry Lance, a Ph.D. sociologist who works with school and public libraries and related library organizations.

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

An important new study of Pennsylvania’s schools shows that students in schools with full-time librarians score substantially higher on reading and writing tests than their counterparts in schools that lack librarians.