Preschool 0–5

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10. Students are more likely to be successful academically if they have the benefit of library media programs led by a state-certified school library media specialist.

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It's the school librarians' responsibility and pleasure to welcome these young children into the library and develop programming that provides them with beginning literacy experiences. Such programming can create building blocks for success in reading throughout their entire educational experience. (Schwindt and Tegeler 2010)