Phasing out librarians helps Provo schools balance books

The school district continues to replace its degree-bearing librarians with lower-paid and lower-skilled employees, but some parents have a suggestion for the cost-cutting move: Shelve it.
“I disagree wholeheartedly with this decision,” Provo resident Lynn Stallard said. “Our district is one of the best because we have not changed this policy.”
Provo School District plans to phase out its certified librarians over the next three years. Other districts across Utah already have done so. More