The article analyzes how the legacy of school librarianship inform the future of school librarians as teachers. Topics discussed include lower test scores and fewer opportunities to develop critical thinking and digital literacy skills among students, need for the federal government to recognize the importance of school libraries and how well-staffed school library with a qualified librarian can provide essential services and resources.
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Original Publication Citation
Keeling, M. (2023). A complicated legacy defines school librarians as teachers. Knowledge Quest, 51(3), 22-27.
Keeling, Mary, "A Complicated Legacy Defines School Librarians as Teachers" (2023). STEMPS Faculty Publications. 287.
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