Five decades of research shows that school libraries help young people learn. Did you know that…
Read more in “School Libraries Now More Than Ever” from Rutgers University’s Center for International Scholarship in School Libraries.
An abundance of evidence strongly supports the connection between student achievement and the presence of school libraries with qualified school library media specialists. When library media specialists work with teachers to support learning opportunities with books, computer resources, and more, students learn more, get better grades, and score higher on standardized test scores than their peers in schools without good libraries.
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by Scholastic Research.
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