At the elementary school level, the percentage of students with advanced scores averaged higher, if principals and other administrators considered it essential (vs. less than essential) for:
- the librarian to provide in-service professional development to faculty (20.6% for the language arts, 17.8% for reading);
- the librarian’s instructional role to be addressed in teacher hiring interviews (22.0% for language arts, 17.4% for reading)
- the librarian to be appointed to school committees (16.8% for language arts, 13.8% for reading); and
- the librarian and the principal to meet regularly (15.6% for reading only).
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