School Librarians Vital to Improving Education

At least some people still see the value in school librarians… From the Springfield News Leader…
\”When Kim Hebner became a school librarian 22 years ago, she checked out books by stamping a due date on a card. Now, librarians must be computer literate, able to help students decipher the credibility of Internet sources and provide curriculum support for teachers. \’People used to think all we did was check out books and dust the shelves. But we’re an integral part of the school. School librarians are more important than ever. President Bush’s recent legislation “No Child Left Behind” recognized that school libraries play a vital role in improving student achievement nationally.\” Read More.