February 21, 2018

The Advocate's Toolbox

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.

Elyria (OH) Schools To Lose All School Librarians

The Elyria (OH) City School District is losing all of its media specialists for the coming 2013-2014 school year, with school libraries to be run by principals, teachers, and some media techs due to budget cuts totaling $3 million.