Latest study confirms that school libraries positively impact student test scores 

Well what do you know -  another study, this this time from the South Carolina Association of School Librarians, confirms once again that schools with vibrant libraries and librarians make a difference.  A big difference. Test scores and reading levels are higher and the chance of long-term academic success is greatly improved when a school boasts a healthy library. The evidence continues to mount yet schools all over this land are still struggling to even have a library.  It wasn't too long ago when we featured the tragic plight of the Philadelphia public schools where more than 80% of the schools lack a functioning library! We have...

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