A new Wisconsin study indicates that there is a strong correlation between schools that use library-media specialists effectively and student academic performance. Of course this is not a surprise. We know and have seen time and time again that the LMS has the power to effectively integrate technology/information literacy/appropriate study skills across the curriculum.
Read the study: http://dpi.wi.gov/imt/pdf/finallmssurvey06.pdf
Thanks to Jeri Van Leer for alerting us to the study.