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Report reveals shocking decline of Ontario’s school libraries

The past decade has seen Ontario’s school libraries marked by a dramatic decline in staffing and an increase in regional inequalities, says People for Education...
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CASL Launches New Advocacy Site! « Calling All School Librarians!

CASL Launches New Advocacy Site! « Calling All School Librarians! | School Library Advocacy | Scoop.it
We've launched a great new website to help school librarians advocate in a positive manner to save and support school libraries. The CASL Survive and Thrive website provides tools to educate and inform stakeholders about ...
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Panel Examines Canadian School Library Crisis - Publishers Weekly

Panel Examines Canadian School Library Crisis - Publishers Weekly | School Library Advocacy | Scoop.it
Panel Examines Canadian School Library CrisisPublishers WeeklySchool Libraries in the 21st Century”: that was the question for panelists and the audience at an event hosted by the Canadian Book and Periodical Council and Ontario Library Association...
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Canadian Library Association Disturbed by Cuts to School Libraries ...

Canadian Library Association Disturbed by Cuts to School Libraries ... | School Library Advocacy | Scoop.it

Canadian Library Association Disturbed by Cuts to School Libraries. Posted by CLA Govt Library and Info Mgmt Professionals Network on 2012/04/12.

 

Media reports indicate that 41 school librarians will no longer have jobs as of 30 June. And by extension, hundreds of students in the region will no longer have access to qualified staff in their school libraries.

 

Information and digital literacy skills are increasingly crucial for students to succeed in their academic pursuits and in future employment, and to become informed and engaged citizens. School librarians serve an essential function in providing leadership and support within schools to ensure that students can acquire these skills.

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School Libraries: Applying Innovative Ideas to a Threatened Species

School Libraries: Applying Innovative Ideas to a Threatened Species | School Library Advocacy | Scoop.it
While there are few who would argue that school libraries in Canada are in "good" health, there are even fewer who seem committed to supporting their desperately needed evolution. Those "few" are people who have the power to influence ...
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