What Library Stakeholders Need to Know about Equity for All Students
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Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development . “NYU Study Identifies “Book Deserts” – Poor Neighborhoods Lacking Children’s Books – Across the Country.” (NYU, July 12, 2016)
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