The Big Plot Twist That Doomed San Diego’s School Libraries – Voice of San Diego

Source: The Big Plot Twist That Doomed San Diego’s School Libraries – Voice of San Diego

After rolling out a grand effort to bring better information services and library resources to area schools, San Diego school libraries have effectively closed their doors to students.  Cuts in funding have limited school districts’ ability to provide staff for school libraries, at best allotting only one day per week access to the library.

What good are top notch resources if they aren’t being used?  Could the San Diego public library system work with the public school district by annexing the school sites and assuming the staffing costs through the public library budget?  Just a thought…

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Author: Jane Hoff

Middle School Librarian and Media Technician Guest Teacher, K - 12 BA, Sociocultural Anthropology, the University of Chicago, 1995 Graduate Student, Master of Library and Information Science, San Jose State University, CA https://helpfullibrarian.wordpress.com/

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