Nova Scotia Board axes all school librarians

Nova Scotia Board axes all school librarians
"We’ve had it," said Joan Jessome, president of the Nova Scotia Government and General Employees Union, after learning late this week that every librarian in every school under the Chignecto-Central regional school board will be out of a job on June 30.

"It’s like taking the food out of a cafeteria — what will they do without librarians?" Jessome asked during a telephone interview Friday.

[Edit, that's Nova Scotia not Ontario. I always confuse the two, they're so similar]


Despite studies showing what a positive impact school librarians have on children's learning, governments continue to be short-sighted. Will there even be libraries any more? Who will choose the books if there are?
So so short-sighted.

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