The latest information in the fight for school libraries and school librarians. Brought to you by Follett and EveryLibrary
We are thrilled to see that school librarians were included in the Educators for America Act when it was introduced in Congress on December 9, 2021 (117th). Ensuring that school librarians remain in the definition of an “educator” is critically important to the future of school libraries.
The DC City Council is considering the Students' Right to Read Amendment, an Act that would fully fund school librarian positions in every school in Washington, D.C. beginning in FY2022-23.
Publishers Weekly is focusing important attention on the political attacks on school library collections - and the threats it can bring to school librarians.
A recent survey of candidates running for school board positions across New Jersey this November by the New Jersey Association of School Librarians shows significant support for the role of school librarians in education by current and future district leaders.
Michigan students and their families stand to benefit from a new $800,000 grant program focused on ecosystem building between certified school librarians and their public library colleagues.
RESCHEDULED DATE TBD: Please join BATs, the Badass Teachers Association, and EveryLibrary for a SaveSchoolLibrarians discussion about the role and impact of an effective school library on the fabric of our schools.
We've been working to support the students of D.C. Public Schools by helping to fight for their right to access to their school libraries for nearly two years.
I'm so happy to report that two years of advocacy work has paid off.
In the midst of Michigan's severe literacy crisis, school libraries have almost disappeared and we need your help to bring them back.
Our colleagues at WTU, the Washington Teachers Union, are hosting an important day of action to highlight the role, impact, and importance of school librarians in DCPS.
We are sharing an important email from Erin and Ingrid, two of the parents in Glen Ridge who are part of the movement to save the High School librarian position next fall. We hope that the School Board will do the right thing for students and the community.