Students tend to perform better where...

Students tend to perform better on achievement tests where school libraries have:
  • More full-time equivalents (FTEs) of staffing;
  • Larger collections of periodicals and instructional videos;
  • Better-networked online resources made accessible via computers in the library as well as in classrooms, lab, and offices;
  • Higher total library expenditures; and
  • Heavier use, as indicated by both library visits and circulation.
(p. 11)
Type of Library: