CLASS Corner

Call for Proposals

Are you interested in research about school librarianship? Would you like to become part of an important research agenda to pursue evidence that a strong school library program led by a professionally certified school librarian makes a difference in student… Read More ›

CLASS II: Looking for Evidence

CLASS II is an IMLS-sponsored project engaged in the first phase of a research agenda proposed in the white paper, Causality: School Libraries and Student Success. The project’s ultimate goal is to explore possible causal relationships between the work of effective… Read More ›

Vexations and Ventures: 2016 CLASS Summit

By Audrey Church “Why don’t school administrators understand school librarians?” “Why are librarians and library programs generally not valued within school systems across the nation despite all the benefits to learning they provide?” “What makes an effective school librarian?” “How… Read More ›

Welcome to CLASS!

By Sue Kimmel, Assistant Professor at Old Dominion University In this corner of the KQ Blog, the Educators of School Library Section of AASL hopes to focus on research in school librarianship and related fields. CLASS is an acronym for… Read More ›