Surely Thomas Jefferson, whose personal library helped found the Library of Congress, & Ben Franklin, ink-stained wretch & lover of libraries, are spinning in their graves at the thought of DC cutting SCHOOL LIBRARIES. Looking for fat? Cut back on tests!
D.C. cutting school librarians
At a time when D.C. public schools is pushing hard on literacy education, officials are proposing to cut funding for nearly 60 school librarian positions for the 2012-13 academic year.