TITLE

Campaigns Spreading To Reverse Downturn In Library Financing

AUTHOR(S)
Manzo, Kathleen Kennedy
PUB. DATE
February 2008
SOURCE
Education Week;2/13/2008, Vol. 27 Issue 23, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses efforts in Washington state to scale back on school library services as a way to save money. However, Fund Our Future Washington, a parent group from Spokane, Washington, are fighting the changes. School librarians were made part-time employees, meaning that the school library is often closed and librarians cannot take an active role in students' education. Media center programs are largely considered supplemental and subject to budget cuts.
ACCESSION #
30044287

 

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