The Role of Effective School Library Programs in ESSA: A Position Statement from NJASL, NJLA, and LibraryLinkNJ

10 Aug 2016 10:00 AM | Anonymous member

The New Jersey Association of School Librarians (NJASL), New Jersey Library Association (NJLA), LibraryLinkNJ, and local school librarians are united in our commitment that all New Jersey students have access to an effective school library program to ensure increased academic achievement, literacy and information literacy skills, and preparation for higher education. The Every Student Succeeds Act of 2015 (ESSA) provides an opportunity for New Jersey school districts to make this a reality. This new federal law provides for highly effective school library programs as essential elements in the education of our nation’s children.

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  • 12 Sep 2016 11:31 AM | Anonymous member
    Great effort! I've used this report in my dissertation proposal in which I explore the teacher/librarian relationship.

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