With the change from NCLB to ESSA, the role of school librarians and effective school library programs are integrated into federal education policy. Studies show that library programs staffed by certified school librarians have a significant positive impact on student achievement. This moderated panel of national experts will explore policy recommendations on how to improve student learning outcomes, increase equity, and enhance P.D. while leveraging grant and federal funding through libraries.
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