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September 2014 Update
With restored funding from the state legislature, the Texas State Library and Archives Commission has re-established the statewide databases program for K-12 public schools. Full details here.
School Libraries: Studies and Documents
- Joint TSLAC/TEA Study of the Needs of Public School Libraries - Government Code Sec. 441.021. PUBLIC SCHOOL LIBRARY STUDY. The commission and the Texas Education Agency shall conduct a joint study to identify the needs of public school libraries in this state and determine which needs each agency is best suited to address.
- School Library Programs: Standards and Guidelines for Texas - Texas Administrative Code, Title 13. Cultural Resources Part I. Texas State Library and Archives Commission, Chapter 4. School Library Programs, § 4.1. The Texas State Library and Archives Commission is directed to develop voluntary School Library Standards in Education Code 33.021. Added by Acts 1995, 74th Leg., ch. 260, § 1, eff. May 30, 1995.
- Texas School Libraries: Standards, Resources, Services, and Students' Performances The 2001 report of the Texas Study, “Texas School Libraries: Standards Resources, Services and Students' Performance”, is available.