School libraries change lives, says new report – News – TES

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School libraries need to be protected from budget cuts because they play an essential role in improving academic outcomes and student well-being, according to a new report.

Sudi Hope Stodola‘s insight:

Best quote from the article: Novelist James Robertson, meanwhile, said that libraries were “as essential a part of school as a classroom”. He added: “You can’t just fill an empty room with books and call it a library – you need somebody to encourage children and show them how to use it.”

That’s what we do. 

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