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Wednesday, 10th November 2010

NPR Report: "Chicago's Lack Of School Libraries Sparks Dispute"

A Text Summary of the National Public Radio Report:

Nearly one in four Chicago public elementary schools and more than fifty high schools don't have staffed, in-school libraries. Parents at one school were so incensed, they occupied a school building for more than a month to pressure city officials to add one. School officials say they value libraries, but in an era of tight budgets, they often lose out to other priorities.

You can listen and/or download the audio at the (from Morning Edition 10/11/10) at the top of this page.

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