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  1. School libraries & student achievement in Ontario

    Schools with well-resourced libraries score higher on standardised tests The presence of a teacher-librarian influences reading enjoyment Library staffing is associated with higher reading achievement Title School libraries & student achievement in On ...

    admin - 12/13/2011 - 09:22 - Libraries Matter

  2. Libraries for the Future: innovation in action

    Libraries draw families from across the socio-economic spectrum Title Libraries for the Future: innovation in action Publication Type Book Year of Publication 2005 Authors Sonenberg, N Publisher Americans for Libraries Council City New York, NY ...

    admin - 12/12/2011 - 12:16 - Libraries Matter

  3. Parent and family involvement in education: 2002-03

    Libraries draw families from across the socio-economic spectrum Title Parent and family involvement in education: 2002-03 Publication Type Government Report Year of Publication 2005 Authors Vaden-Kiernan, N, McManus, J Publisher U.S. Department of Educati ...

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

  4. Final report of the NGA Task Force on School Readiness: building the foundation for bright futures

    Title Final report of the NGA Task Force on School Readiness: building the foundation for bright futures Publication Type Government Report Year of Publication 2005 Authors National Governors' Association Task Force on School Readiness Publisher Nati ...

    admin - 12/12/2011 - 12:14 - Libraries Matter

  5. Homeschooling in the United States 2003

    Public libraries are the top source of books for homeschooled students Title Homeschooling in the United States 2003 Publication Type Government Report Year of Publication 2006 Authors Princiotta, D, Bielick, S Publisher National Center for Education Stat ...

    admin - 12/12/2011 - 12:07 - Libraries Matter

  6. Long overdue: a fresh look at public and leadership attitudes about libraries in the 21st century

    80% of Americans think that all children need access to a good, safe, and appealing library 3/4 of Americans believe local public libraries are a high priority Title Long overdue: a fresh look at public and leadership attitudes about libraries in the 21st ...

    admin - 12/12/2011 - 12:09 - Libraries Matter

  7. The book club companion: Fostering strategic readers in the secondary classroom

    Reading for pleasure helps young people grow into productive adults Title The book club companion: Fostering strategic readers in the secondary classroom Publication Type Book Year of Publication 2006 Authors O'Donnell-Allen, C Publisher Heinemann Ci ...

    admin - 12/12/2011 - 12:01 - Libraries Matter

  8. Statistical report 2007: Public Library Data Service, special section: young adult services survey

    Circulation of young adult materials is strong Programming and outreach for children and young adults is an important part of public library services Teens are regular and enthusiastic patrons Title Statistical report 2007: Public Library Data Service, sp ...

    admin - 12/12/2011 - 11:56 - Libraries Matter

  9. School libraries work!

    A school library can lead to higher student achievement regardless of the community Connection between student achievment and the presence of a qualified library media specialist Effective school libraries are much more than books Library media specialist ...

    admin - 12/12/2011 - 11:53 - Libraries Matter

  10. America's Children in Brief: Key National Indicators of Well-Being, 2008

    Title America's Children in Brief: Key National Indicators of Well-Being, 2008 Publication Type Web project page Year of Publication 2008 Authors Federal Interagency Forum on Child and Family Statistics Abstract Each year since 1997, the Federal Inte ...

    admin - 12/12/2011 - 10:35 - Libraries Matter