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Keith sent over This One from Chron.com that reports Seventy percent of the Houston Independent School District's libraries have collections that are so small or so old, the state considers them below standard. But Assistant Superintendent Kelli Durham said the numbers don't do justice to challenges Cy-Fair faces and to the array of resources to which students have access. Subscriptions to online services allow access to movies, periodicals and books from home, she said.
"Many of our library resources are available 24/7, digital and accessible from locations other than the walls of the school library," Durham said. "Students are increasingly likely to read and do research in an easily accessible environment that provides information quickly, digitally and on demand."