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United States Public Schools Can No Longer Afford Librarians

Posted on July 9, 2018 in Education Education News Public Education Public School

Federal data has revealed United States public schools are unable to afford librarians. Schools have lost nineteen percent of their librarians from 1999 through 2000 and from 2015 through 2016. This is the largest decrease since the 2008 Great Recession. The minority districts have taken the hardest hits. 75 percent of all districts retaining their […]

Can Storytellers Improve Public School Performance?

Posted on February 23, 2018 in Education Education News Public Education Public School

The state of Illinois is actively considering hiring what it calls storytellers for its public education department. According to the job posting, the storytellers will have to combine educational policy with communication in their job. Despite the surface appearance, these storytellers will not just travel around to schools and read kids stories. They are meant […]