How school libraries in DPS impact student learning

Effective school library programs can play an instrumental role in the educational development of our students. Both how the library is staffed and the quality of the resources in its collection are shown to play important roles in this process.

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Library Staffing

Schools that have hired teacher-librarians check out more books, score higher on standardized achievement tests in reading, and have higher SPF marks than schools without endorsed librarians. More info >>

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Library Collections

Reports showing the effect of larger & more current library book collections on student learning  More Info Coming Soon! >>

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Survive and Thrive! An Advocacy Toolkit for School Librarians

Speak out! It's time for school librarians to step out and enlighten their communities about all the ways their libraries impact students’ education. (From the Colorado Association of School Librarians) Go to the site >>