Quality of school libraries affects student achievement

11/26/2012 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

A recent study of students in Pennsylvania found that students perform better in reading and writing on state exams if they are enrolled in schools that have well-funded libraries with better resources and accessibility. "The most important thing a strong school library program can have is a full-time certified librarian with support staff," said Keith Curry Lance, lead member of the study.

View Full Article in:

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Published in Briefs:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Education

Job Title Company Location
San Francisco Unified is Accepting Applications for 2015-16!
San Francisco Unified School District
San Francisco, CA
Director of Professional Services
Engaging Schools, Inc.
Cambridge, MA
Principal at Emerson Academy of Dayton
National Heritage Academies
Dayton, OH
Program Officer, Teacher Development
Knowles Science Teaching Foundation
Moorestown, NJ
Senior Researcher (8194)
American Institute for Researcher
Washington, DC