From the Newark Patch:
Starting next year, most school libraries in Newark will be missing a key aspect – librarians.
But as of late last week, Superintendent of Schools Dave Marken said the proposed cuts still stand.
The school district currently employs nine school librarians – one at each of the district’s elementary schools and one at Newark Junior High School, according to Senior Director of Human Resources Tim Erwin.
Newark Memorial High School has a credentialed librarian.
The district funds library clerks at 19.5 hours per week but individual school sites may have reduced library hours based on funds and others might have more library hours based on monies raised by donations through parent organizations, Erwin said.
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