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2011-05-09 13:06:27

Results consistent from studies in 22 states and 1 Canadian province It is an article of faith among many critics of public schools that there is no correlation between spending and learning outcomes. But it's not so"”at least where library spending is concerned. When support for school libraries rises, reading scores go up and learning by other measures increases also. That's what researchers at Mansfield University in Mansfield, PA found when they examined and summarized the results...


Word of the Day
negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.