One of my hats is that of legislative chair for Minnesota's school library/tech organization, MEMO. A platform plank we will be advancing this year is a state requirement for professional library staffing in schools.
Soooo, I've been looking for language from other states' laws to use as a model for our own language, sending the request to the AASLForum list, LM_Net, and SIGMS. And I've had some replies. Along with the information I received from these sources, I've summarized the results of a survey conducted by Judi Paradis last summer in the area that pertained to state staffing requirements.
All of this can be found on an editable wiki (is that redundant?) at:
I would ask Blue Skunk readers from the U.S. to take a look and add information or correct any errors in regard to their own state's staffing requirements. I'll the the page up for anyone to use.
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