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Relevance of School Librarians

As COVID-19 Budget Cuts Loom, Relevance of School Librarians Put to the Test

By Cayla Bamberger, Claire Bryan, Jessica Campbell, and Anya Schultz From California to Pennsylvania, school librarians are on edge as district and school leaders across the country seek ways to cut back expenses amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. “Each day, we kind of hold our breath,” said Debra Kachel, a researcher and advocate for the