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School Libraries and Student Achievement

There is much attention around the importance of school libraries and advocacy for same. Are we missing the mark? Do school libraries really make a difference? The answer is no, they don’t. There is ample evidence of efficacy. See, for example, the fine work has been done by the Library Research Service (LRS) in Colorado […]

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What is Wrong With Us?

Am I the only one concerned about the wonderful applause that Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel received at the American Library Association (ALA) conference in Chicago last week? Now, as an advocate, I would expect that he would be greeted with respect befitting his office and his support for public libraries. His politics are also closely […]

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