Today Congress will vote on a $150 billion stimulus package that will be doled out over the next two years to school districts, education agencies, child care centers and universities. The New York Times reported on the stimulus plan yesterday calling it the “..the largest increase in federal aid since Washington began to spend significantly on education after World War II.”
How refreshing to have so many new things to show librarians at ALA this year. Just last week Tutor.com released a new look to Live Homework Help®, including a separate Adult Learner entry page. This came about during conversations with our library customers, who knew that adults utilize Live Homework Help for assistance when studying for their GEDs, for help with cover letters and resumes, adults going back to school and even immigrants studying for their US citizenship tests.
Friday night, following the first evening of exhibits Tom, Gary and I headed over to the Centennial Ballroom at the Hyatt Regency Denver for YALSA’s ever popular gaming night.
Alison Circle of Columbus Metropolitan Library (OH) shares ideas for going GREEN.
Central Rappahannock Regional Library in Virginia was recently recognized by School Library Journal for its excellent outreach to the local schools. Even with expanding school enrollments and reduced library staff resources, the library in consultation with the school adminstration found a creative and cost effective way to reach the teachers, students, and parents served by the local schools.