Fame Works to Minimize Cuts to School Libraries

Cerra, Bob
March 2008
Florida Media Quarterly;Spring2008, Vol. 33 Issue 3, p12
The article reports on the meeting between the FAME leaders and Florida state legislators to discuss the importance of school library programs. The leaders provided new information about the SUNLINK project, highlighting its importance in schools. Proposed budgets for library media materials and the SUNLINK project are being reduced along with the base budgets of public schools.


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