Is the book closed on school librarians?

TRADITION—The role of the school librarian has changed. They’re now considered “media specialists” and their jobs are being cut.

School libraries are undergoing a transformation in the Las Virgenes Unified School District.

Six teacher-librarian jobs have metamorphosed into three media specialist jobs for next year, in part to save money due to state budget cuts.

Dan Stepenosky, LVUSD assistant superintendent of personnel, said the positions were based upon &ld...

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