America’s Public School Libraries: 1953-2000

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NCES has just released, ‘America’s Public School Libraries:
1953?.’ Drawn from more than 25 sources, mostly federal reports and surveys, this booklet presents a history of federal legislation and national standards affecting school library media centers and key characteristics of school libraries at the national level, from 1953?to
1999?. This booklet is based on the report Fifty Years of Supporting Children’s Learning: A History of Public School Libraries and Federal Legislation from 1953?(NCES 2005-311).
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