January 18, 2022

Houston Independent School District To Vote on Putting a Librarian in Every School

Good: That this is happening (and hopefully) pass.

Sad: This needs to happen in the first place.

From Fox 26 Houston:

There was a time when libraries and librarians at schools were a given not a luxury.

“How can we have libraries in some communities but not others? How can that be right?” asks retired HISD Library Technology Supervisor Debbie Hall. Hall has been on a campaign to get librarians in every HISD school.

Out of the 280 schools, only about 35% have a certified librarian in charge of the library,” explains Hall.

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See Also: Students Need Libraries in HISD Website (Debbie Hall’s Website)

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Gary Price (gprice@mediasourceinc.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.