Help on the Way

September 2008
School Library Journal;Sep2008, Vol. 54 Issue 9, p13
Trade Publication
The article reports on grant money to be distributed to libraries serving low-income school districts in the U.S. It notes that the funding comes from the Improving Literacy Through School Libraries program, which seeks to increase reading achievement among students through increased access to current and technological library materials.


Related Articles

  • To Spokane, with Love and Gratitude. Kenney, Brian // School Library Journal;Jun2008, Vol. 54 Issue 6, p11 

    The author relates the experience of three Spokane, Washington mothers who created a campaign to fund school libraries after their budgets were cut. The author argues that these individuals serve as the best advocates for libraries due to the amount of personal time and money they invest to...

  • A New California Study: School Libraries Give Students A Better Chance At Success. Achterman, Douglas // CSLA Journal;Summer2009, Vol. 33 Issue 1, p26 

    The article presents the results on the study conducted to public schools in California. It notes that the state has the lowest fourth and eighth grade reading scores in the U.S. It mentions that the study on elementary, middle, and high schools revealed that the number of teacher librarians and...

  • ALA Student Chapter Groups.  // American Libraries;2000-2001, Vol. 31 Issue 11, p140 

    Describes the purpose of the student chapters groups of the American Library Association (ALA). How ALA student members are eligible to form ALA Student Chapter groups at schools that offer programs accredited by the ALA; Sponsorship of programs such as library tours, career, information...

  • DRAWN TO KNOWLEDGE. Havens, Kevin // American School & University;Aug2003, Vol. 75 Issue 12, p138 

    Discusses the change of perceptions of the library and its relevance. Function of libraries; Mission of an academic library; Ways used by school planners and architects to redesign, renovate or build library structures to lure students back to libraries. INSET: A new vision.

  • WHY DOESN'T SCHOOL LIBRARY IMPACT RESEARCH HAVE MORE INFLUENCE ON SCHOOL LEADERS? Hartzell, Gary // Library Media Connection;Oct2012, Vol. 31 Issue 2, p18 

    The author explores the lack of influence from school library impact research on the funding for school libraries. He examines the impact of publishing in minor journals, the school administrators' perceptions of impact research, and communication channels between school library advocates and...

  • The Evidence Everyone Wants. St. Lifer, Evan // School Library Journal;Apr2003, Vol. 49 Issue 4, p13 

    Editorial. Presents the thoughts of the author about the U.S. Department of Education's requirement that schools develop 'scientifically-based research' to show how they are spending millions in No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB) grants to make their students better readers and score better on...

  • Investing in Our Role First. St. Lifer, Evan // School Library Journal;Dec2002, Vol. 48 Issue 12, p11 

    Editorial. Focuses on the fund allocated by Governor Gray Davis for school library materials in California. Efforts of the library advocates in convincing the lawmakers for school library money; Establishment of quality learning agendas; Influence of the library media specialists on school...

  • Something from Nothing-A Library for a Nontraditional School. JOHNSON, LISA // School Library Monthly;Mar2014, Vol. 30 Issue 6, p36 

    The article offers some strategies for managing and promoting school library programs in nontraditional schools in the U.S. It suggests partnering with the public library to promote events, checking with state libraries if they loan materials to schools, and finding staff members, and accepting...

  • REPOSITORY COLLECTION POLICIES: IS A LIBERAL AND INCLUSIVE POLICY HELPFUL OR HARMFUL? Bankier, Jean-Gabriel; Smith, Courtney // Australian Academic & Research Libraries;Dec2010, Vol. 41 Issue 4, p245 

    Institutional repositories have been established by most university libraries but their level of success has varied. Determining what belongs in such repositories has been the subject of some discussion but research would suggest that a broader rather than narrower compass is a positive approach...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics