While governments say librarians are necessary to teach the skills needed to navigate today's information environment, schools aren't hearing the message, a report released Monday suggests.
And that misunderstanding has led to cuts in school-library programs that could decrease student achievement and harm Canada's ability to build a knowledge-based economy, says People for Education, an Ontario-based, parent-led education agency.
Tuesday, 17 May 2011
Principals don't get it and school librarians are paying the price
From the Montreal Gazette: