OpEds from Other Places
Weller, Sam. "Commentary: Without school librarians, we're on a dystopian path." Chicago Tribune, 29 Mar. 2017. Chicago Tribune.
Krashen, Stephen. "Letter: Libraries and librarians: What does the research say?" Chicago Tribune, 31 Mar. 2017, . Response to Weller Commentary, March 29.
Lester, Kathy. "Opinion: School library media specialists critical to student achievement." Detroit News, 1 Aug. 2018.
Smith, Corbett. "11 Dallas ISD schools are losing their librarians because of budget cuts." Dallas Morning News, 17 Apr. 2017. Dallas News.
Krashen, Stephen. "Why school librarians matter." SKrashen, 17 Apr. 2017. In response to Smith in Dallas News.
Moreillon, Judi. "Judi Moreillon: One million Arizona students at risk." Tucson.com, Arizona Daily Star, 4 Apr. 2017.
Moreillon, Judi. "Judi Moreillon: Missing School Librarians Means Lost Literacy Learning." Tucson.com, Arizona Daily Star, 3 Nov. 2017.
SANTA FE, NM
Neal, Jim, and Steven Yates. "New Mexico Needs School Librarians." Santa Fe New Mexican, 20 May 2018.
NEW YORK CITY
Hawke, Ethan. "Ethan Hawke: Do people really still use libraries?" New York Public Library, 24 May 2018.
Marx, Tony. "In 2018, Libraries to the Rescue: Why Americans Are Right to Crave Facts, and Books." Daily News, 1 Jan. 2018.
Mathews, Jay. "What’s a Library without Books? Go to Some Schools, and That’s What You Will Find." Washington Post, Education sec., 17 Aug., 2018.
Merrigan, Sharyn and Craig Seasholes. “Look in School Libraries For Graduation Rates.” Washington Library Media Association, n.d.
Legislative Efforts Elsewhere
Michigan Data by NON-Librarians
Michigan School Finance Collaborative. Costing Out the Resources Needed to Meet Michigan’s Standards and Requirements. Michigan School Finance Collaborative, 2018. Fund MI Schools. One-page Fact Sheet is available. Read full 2018 website of the School Finance Research Collaborative at www.fundmischools.org/.
OpED: Zemke, Adam, et al. "Opinion | A Librarian in Every Michigan school? Lawmakers Make the Case." Bridge (MI), The Center for Michigan, 5 June 2018. The Center for Michigan, which includes Bridge Magazine, was created to help Michigan citizens develop an agenda to move our state forward. The three authors are the state legislators who proposed this bill.
Allen-Kinross, Pippa. "New Campaign Would Make School Libraries a Statutory Requirement." Schools Week, 27 Apr. 2018. This may be the UK but...
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