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  1. Test scores higher in elementary schools where library staffing is at 80 hours per week

    Test scores are more than 20% higher in elementary schools where library media staffing is at 80 hours per week or more than in schools with less than 60 hours per week. Making the grade: the status of school library media centers in the sunshine state an ...

    admin - 03/02/2012 - 11:43 - Libraries Matter

  2. In Florida’s elementary schools, FCAT scores are higher where

    In Florida’s elementary schools, FCAT [Florida's Comprehensive Assessment Test] scores are higher where: There is a certified, university-trained library media specialist. The total number of paid staff is higher and there are more hours per week of ...

    admin - 03/02/2012 - 11:04 - Libraries Matter

  3. FCAT scores are higher where:

    In Florida high schools, FCAT [Florida's Comprehensive Assessment Test] scores are higher where: The library media center is staffed more hours per week. There are more certified library media specialists. There are more paid library media staff memb ...

    admin - 03/02/2012 - 11:46 - Libraries Matter

  4. Middle schools with higher library staffing received higher scores

    At the middle school level, in higher scoring schools, 53.9% of middle schools with more than 80 HPW [hours per week] of library staffing scored at grade level or better while only 46.1% passed in schools with poorer staffing. Making the grade: the status ...

    admin - 03/02/2012 - 11:06 - Libraries Matter

  5. High schools showed improved test scores where there was better library staffing

    High schools showed even larger differences in test scores where there was better staffing: 55.1% of students passed the FCAT [Florida's Comprehensive Assessment Test] reading test in higher scoring schools with library media staffing of 80 HPW [hour ...

    admin - 03/02/2012 - 11:50 - Libraries Matter

  6. Books, Babies, and Libraries: serving infants, toddlers, their parents & caregivers

    Librarians Can Help Parents and Caregivers Librarian’s expertise in selecting and using materials is unique Two conditions found essential for creating a reader Title Books, Babies, and Libraries: serving infants, toddlers, their parents & caregivers ...

    admin - 12/20/2011 - 10:22 - Libraries Matter

  7. The Impact of School Library Media Centers on Academic Achievement

    A library media center should be staffed by an endorsed library media specialist Students at schools with better funded LMCs achieve higher average test scores Title The Impact of School Library Media Centers on Academic Achievement Publication Type Book ...

    admin - 12/20/2011 - 10:17 - Libraries Matter

  8. Services and Resources for Children and Young Adults in Public Libraries

    Teens are regular and enthusiastic patrons Title Services and Resources for Children and Young Adults in Public Libraries Publication Type Book Year of Publication 1995 Authors Heaviside, S, United States Office of Educational Research and Improvement, Na ...

    admin - 12/20/2011 - 10:15 - Libraries Matter

  9. Public library use in Pennsylvania: identifying uses, benefits, and impacts: final report

    Libraries draw families from across the socio-economic spectrum Title Public library use in Pennsylvania: identifying uses, benefits, and impacts: final report Publication Type Book Year of Publication 1998 Authors McClure, CR, Bertot, JC Publisher Pennsy ...

    admin - 12/13/2011 - 11:33 - Libraries Matter

  10. Developing the Emergent Literacy of Preschool Children through a Library Outreach Program

    Early Reading Experiences are Prerequisite for Future Literacy Development. children exposed to library outreach literacy training in preschool demonstrate more emergent literacy behaviors Title Developing the Emergent Literacy of Preschool Children throu ...

    admin - 12/13/2011 - 11:30 - Libraries Matter