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  1. Effective School Libraries: Evidence of Impact on Student Achievement

    Characteristics of 21st century education Libraries explained a positive variance in reading and language-arts Schools with the highest reading test scores have a full time librarian School library helps students' learning process Students saw the sc ...

    admin - 12/09/2011 - 20:29 - Libraries Matter

  2. Connecting British Columbia (Canada) School Libraries and Student Achievement: A Comparison of Higher and Lower Performing Schools with Similar Overall Funding

    Well-staffed school libraries are associated with high performance schools High performing school librarieshave more group visits and more circulation per week School libraries correlate to higher student achievement High performing schools have teacher-l ...

    admin - 12/09/2011 - 18:58 - Libraries Matter

  3. Information empowered: the school librarian as an agent of academic achievement in Alaska schools

    Schools spending time on cooperative planning were schools with higher-achieving students Schools which spent more time on cooperative planning had higher-achieving students Elementary schools with full-time librarians had higher test score Those elementa ...

    admin - 10/31/2011 - 10:05 - Libraries Matter

  4. An essential connection: how quality school library media programs improve student achievement in North Carolina

    Student achievement increases as the amount of money spent on print materials increases Libraries in high-performing schools spent more money on electronic access Title An essential connection: how quality school library media programs improve student ach ...

    admin - 10/24/2011 - 14:45 - Libraries Matter

  5. Check it out!: the results of the school library media program census. Final report

    Statistic Relationship Between High Reading Scores and School Media Center Budgets Schools with above average reading scores frequently have full-time media specialists Title Check it out!: the results of the school library media program census. Final rep ...

    admin - 10/24/2011 - 14:31 - Libraries Matter

  6. Library media program implementation and student achievement

    Staff-Based Library Development correlated with student achievement Library Networking correlated with student academic achievement Compliance-Related Activites Affect Student Academic Achievement Conditions for libraries to optimize the correlation with ...

    admin - 10/19/2011 - 11:19 - Libraries Matter

  7. Making the grade: the status of school library media centers in the sunshine state and how they contribute to student achievement

    High schools showed improved test scores where there was better library staffing FCAT scores are higher where: FCAT and ACT scores are significantly higher where there is increased library usage Test scores higher in elementary schools where library staff ...

    admin - 10/19/2011 - 10:06 - Libraries Matter

  8. Literacy and Learning out of School: A Review of Theory and Research

    Title Literacy and Learning out of School: A Review of Theory and Research Publication Type Journal Article Year of Publication 2001 Authors Hull, G, Schultz, K Journal Review of Educational Research Volume 71 Issue 4 Pagination 575- 611 Date Published 20 ...

    admin - 10/11/2011 - 12:00 - Libraries Matter

  9. A naturalistic inquiry into the effect of emergent literacy behavior on families in public housing communities

    Title A naturalistic inquiry into the effect of emergent literacy behavior on families in public housing communities Publication Type Thesis Year of Publication 1996 Authors Kinney, MS Date Published 1996/// ...

    admin - 10/11/2011 - 12:00 - Libraries Matter

  10. The Role of "Community" in Comprehensive School, Family, and Community Partnership Programs

    Title The Role of "Community" in Comprehensive School, Family, and Community Partnership Programs Publication Type Journal Article Year of Publication 2001 Authors Sanders, MG Journal The Elementary School Journal Volume 102 Issue 1 Date Publish ...

    admin - 10/11/2011 - 12:00 - Libraries Matter