Percent change in School Librarians between 2000-2001 and 2010-2011 US Average = -7% Michigan = -54%
# of bldgs # of bldgs with any library staff @ any FTE
Library Staff in Michigan K-12 School Buildings
# of bldgs with any library staff @ at least 1 FTE # of bldgs with cert librarian @ any FTE
# of bldgs with cert librarian @ at least 1FTE
Michigan 4th Grade 2013 NAEP Reading Scores are below the National Average.
Students in schools with certified librarians score higher on standardized achievement tests.
http://www.lrs.org/data-tools/school-libraries/impact-studies/ Michigan study: http://www.michigan.gov/documents/hal_lm_schllibstudy03_76626_7.pdf
School Librarians and libraries play an important role in the transition to digital learning.
School librarians play an important role in implementing the Common Core State Standards.
Michigan Association for Media in Education www.mimame.org
Michigan School Libraries in the 21st Century www.michigan.gov/sl21