A shush of School Librarians head for Pittsburgh

Cortez writes “Though their numbers are thinning school librarians are meeting to plot strategy and document the need and vitality of school libraries, even in a e-age: http://www.toledoblade.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?A ID=/20051004/NEWS04/510040324
“There’s so much more to school libraries than books!” remarked J. Linda Williams, president of the school librarians’ group. “Our students must be taught the 21st century research skills they need to learn and achieve in school and through their lives,” Ms. Williams said
Since 1990, more than a dozen studies have shown qualified school librarians, working in well-equipped media centers, can increase student learning, including boosting scores on standardized tests.”