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The latest information in the fight for school libraries and school librarians. Brought to you by Follett and EveryLibrary

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The latest information in the fight for school libraries and school librarians. Brought to you by Follett and EveryLibrary

Help Save the Last High School Librarian in Glen Ridge New Jersey

The school district in Glen Ridge New Jersey is about to make a bad decision for their students, families, and town.  

HCRHS Retains their School Librarians

On Monday, April 26th, the school board for the Hunterdon Central Regional High School (HCRHS) in Flemington, NJ listened to public pressure and removed the elimination of school librarians from the agenda.

Help Keep School Librarians in Chatham NJ Schools - Sign the Petition

The School District of the Chathams is cutting school librarians - again.  Learn more - and Please sign the petition today! If you live in the district, then please attend the school board meeting on April 26th and speak out against our students being denied a school library with a certified school librarian! Click to learn more: https://www.saveschoollibrarians.org/chathams

Why Are DC Public School Librarians Being FIRED? We Are An Educational Necessity

School librarians hold the keys to educational success coming out of COVID. But the District of Columbia Public Schools (DCPS) system is continuing to try and dismantle the DCPS School Library Program by "excessing" their school librarians. 

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Clark County Affirms the Need for Certified School Librarians

The Clark County (NV) School Board listened last week when hundreds of parents, certified school librarians, educators, and stakeholders said that certified school librarians should be central in their new district Effective School Libraries policy. Now it's time to keep them accountable as Policy 6161 is implemented. 

Comments on the Clark County School Board Proposed Library Policy

The Clark County (NV) School District is considering a revision to their policy about school library programs. The of the new policy is to make their library programs more "Effective", which we applaud. However, the school board is currently considering making certified school librarians optional in implementing the policy. We have grave concerns that not ensuring certified school librarians are teaching the library program means that students won't truly benefit. 

PA Legislative Candidates Overwhelmingly Support School Libraries

Pledge to Vote Yes: AzLA and EveryLibrary Back Prop 208 for Arizona Education Funding

The Arizona Library Association (AzLA), the Teacher Librarian Division of AzLA, and EveryLibrary are partnering to support Arizona Ballot Proposition 208: The Invest in Education Act.

School Libraries Stand in the Gap - What Every School Administrator Needs to Know

The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted the education system in the United States since this past spring when classes were abruptly halted and students were sent home to complete the rest of their semesters through virtual classrooms. This is a time when smart school administrators should look to their school librarians to help fill the gap.