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Your Action Helped Save School Librarians in South Orange/Maplewood, New Jersey

A message from Elissa Malespina Almost two years ago hundreds of people took action and signed a petition on EveryLibrary’s platform to stop the cuts to the school libraries in South Orange, New Jersey. Last night the South Orange/ Maplewood Board of Education voted to hire a second full time certified librarian for the High […]

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Library Closures and Defunding Concerns in 2017

It already looks like 2017 will be a daunting year for library funding and support across the country. We are disheartened to report at least two public library closures and a continued decline of school library funding and support. We are also concerned about an empowered Republican Study Committee who have proposed Federal Budgets with […]

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You helped school libraries win in South Orange, NJ

We are proud to have so many Americans support school libraries and fight back when they are being threatened for closure. That’s exactly what happened in South Orange-Maplewood School District. We were able to use the resources provided by people like you to help the citizens fight back when SOMSD was cutting the school librarians […]

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Rosen Publishing and EveryLibrary Provide Pro-Bono Consulting to State Level School Library Stakeholders for ESSA Implementation Planning

For Immediate Release 20 July 2016 Rosen Publishing and EveryLibrary Provide Pro-Bono Consulting to State Level School Library Stakeholders for ESSA Implementation Planning Rosen Publishing and EveryLibrary today announce a joint project to provide pro-bono strategic consulting services to state-level school library stakeholders for ESSA Implementation Planning in their states. EveryLibrary, the first nationwide Political […]

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Thank You Cedar Rapids School Library Supporters!

We wanted to reach out and thank everyone who signed our petition to support the Cedar Rapids School Librarians whose jobs were threatened by budget cuts. Unfortunately, we couldn’t save their jobs but your show of support and those of you who attended the meeting really made an impact in the hearts and minds of […]

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School Librarians Petition

Across the country teacher librarians and libraries have been cut to the detriment of the students and the communities. In fact, when some school librarians are cut, the students rally to fight back and have their beloved librarian reinstated. But this is not just youth fighting for libraries. In some communities it’s a Council of […]

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After ESSA Passage, Students Protest Closure of School Library

Fresh on the heels of the passage of ESSA, the new education act that was just signed into law and included language for school librarians, the Mayor of Chicago and the Chicago Public School system made the decision to cut the librarian at the DuSable High School. Much to their surprise, the students at the […]