Philly’s got the worst school librarian ratio in the U.S. This group is protesting.

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Philadelphia Inquirer

Jan 27, 1:00 AM

Philly’s got the worst school librarian ratio in the U.S. This group is protesting.

Kayla Johnson is a library kid — the kind who gobbles up books and relishes time spent in the stacks of her school library and interacting with the librarian at the Masterman School. But Johnson, a senior at the elite Philadelphia magnet school, knows how privileged she is. Just seven certified school librarians are left in the city’s public schools, according to the Pennsylvania School Librarians Association.

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