Classroom teaachers and specialists occasionally, and [TLs] especially, have seen their positions hit. Heck, even the [New York Times] has picked up on the fact that the libraries in many of the school across the [US] are all but done forever. Hey, who needs libraries, right? With Google and the internet, books are obsolete, or even dead as some may say.
Read more from Betty Ray's guest blogger Kate Brown; Brown's blog is a fine example of outrage and bold resistance to the narrowly focussed and anti-educational cost-cutting measures which are exacting irreparable damage to American and Canadian educational systems by undertaking the elimination school libraries and TL positions just exactly at the time when they are needed most, from Edutopia.