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Re: Student homework

        Please give me some facts or where I can get bthem. Florida is 
considered educationally backward and we have school libraries in all the 
schools I know as did Texas when I was there, and California and NY when 
I was a kid. Do you have some data from the American Library Association 
or some such group?

Ray McAllister, Prof (Emeritus) Ocean Eng., FAU, Boca Raton, FL 33064
Diving Dinosaur, Geologist/Oceanographer/Ocean Engineer, 43 years SCUBA
mcallist@gate.net (305) 426-0808, Author Diving Locations, Boynton/Dania

On Sun, 19 Mar 1995 AnmlPeople@aol.com wrote:

> "I find it hard to believe that there are schools in the US and Canada that
> are too impoverished to have a school librarian and inter-library loan."
> This may surprise you,  but there are literally thousands of schools in the
> U.S. and Canada in exactly that situation.  And the situation actually seems
> to have gone backward in recent years,  as many school libraries have been
> closed for reconversion into classrooms.  
> --Merritt Clifton,  editor,  ANIMAL PEOPLE.