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Plans Announced for Implementing K-12 Databases
August 12, 2013
We are very excited to be bringing back statewide online resources for our state’s K-12 public school libraries... See more
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 report of the Texas Study, “Texas School Libraries: Standards Resources, Services and Students' Performance”, is now available.
- Texas School Library Database Program - From 2009 through 2011, TSLAC partnered with Education Service Center, Region 20 to implement the K-12 school databases program. At that time, TSLAC and TEA have formed a partnership to purchase electronic resources for K-12 public school libraries in Texas. This program is no longer funded, however school libraries may purchase discounted databases through the ESC 20 site.