Advocacy for School Libraries
School libraries are vital. School libraries are classrooms and school librarians are teachers. Strong school libraries improve student achievement!School Library Standards in the adoption process 2017.This research foundation paper brings together position statements and findings from a decade of empirical studies that cite the measurable impact school libraries and librarians have on student achievement. (Rev. 2016)This ASCD article highlights recent research that identifies the specific functions of school libraries and librarians that most affect achievement.