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Vermont Librarians’ Statement on Information Literacy Across the Lifespan details the importance of information literacy to lifelong learning and responsible citizenship and discusses the role of librarians. This statement can be shared with your administrators and/or school board, or used in any other way that helps you promote the importance of strong school library programs and properly staffed school libraries. The cover letter template is editable so that you can tailor it for your intended audience.
Vermont Librarians Statement on Information literacy_rev1.pdf
VCAL_VSLA_VLA_info_lit_cover_letter.docx


ACT 46 Resources Compiled by Heidi Huestis and Martine Larocque Gulick:


Vermont Agency of Education -  Act 46: Unification to Achieve Sustainable Governance

Contains an overview of Act 46 as well as FAQs.


Vermont Agency of Ed. Cost Containment Per Pupil Threshold Amounts

Locate your school here.


Cutting Class: A Special VT Digger Investigation

Contains some demographic data tables that may be helpful to take a look at.





ALA Legislative Day 2015

AASL Advocacy Resources

Advocacy for School Libraries collected by Judy Kaplan
LiveBinder of resources for School Library Advocacy

Job Description

School Libraries Matter! by Terry Young (Scholastic Publishing, 2008.)

Outlines 14 state studies demonstrating the direct correlation between strong school library programs and high student achievement. 

School Libraries Count! 
AASL's “School Libraries Count!” survey collects national data on the state of school library media programs.

School Library Impact Studies by Keith Curry Lance



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