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TEXAS SCHOOL LIBRARIES: STANDARDS, RESOURCES, SERVICES, AND STUDENTS’ PERFORMANCE | TSLAC

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jan02-hartzell.pdf

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How principals tend to misunderstand and sometimes unintentionally devalue school libraries and certified school librarians

 

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NCSchoolStudy.pdf

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North Carolina study :: Findings consistent with Keith Curry Lance study :: Funding and staffing matter

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Mike Eisenberg Vodcast #4—The Role of the Teacher-Librarian and the School Library Program - YouTube

This video is Part 4 of the "Mike Eisenberg Information Literacy Series" of vodcasts. Each vodcast is set up in a format where Mike answers questions that he...
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Not exactly research, but still good to watch on the importance of librarians and school libraries
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Why Should Principals Support School Libraries? ERIC Digest.

Principals should support school libraries because it is in both their students' and their own best interest to do so. Quality library media programs can enhance student achievement, and informed, committed librarians can help principals enhance their own administrative practice. This ERIC Digest discusses improving student achievement, including research identifying positive correlations between student achievement and library media services and 11 media services program characteristics; administrator support; and how principals can support libraries. The Digest concludes by stating that principals interested in developing their libraries as instruments of school improvement can ask their librarians to assemble a research collection to share with board members, district administration, and faculty. (Contains 27 references.) (AEF)
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Cites research emphasizing the importance of having certified librarians who have the time to get into the classrooms and co-teach with teachers

 

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