(Video courtesy of the New Jersey Association of School Librarians)
More than 60 education and library research studies have produced clear evidence that school library programs staffed by qualified school librarians have a positive impact on student academic achievement. Read more.
Today’s K–12 students will compete for jobs in a global economy. Many of those jobs haven’t been invented yet. To keep up with evolving technology and job markets, today’s students will need to be good readers and lifelong learners who can gather, evaluate, and use information to create new knowledge. School librarians teach these skills. Read more.
Imagine a place where all students feel welcome and encouraged to grow and learn. That space is the school library. School libraries provide more than just books, computers and other technology, databases of accurate information, e-books, plus fun and educational activities. School libraries provide a safe haven for all students to think, create, share, and grow. School libraries can be the hub of learning and the favorite spot for many students. Read more.