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.

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