Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Common School Fund Check Presentation

The Board of Commissioners of Public Lands (BCPL) presented a check for $30,200,000 for library aid to the Department of Public Instruction at the WEMTA Annual Conference.  The distribution per student is $24.95.  This website includes a list of library aid amounts by school district.
WEMTA President Joel VerDuin, BCPL Executive Secretary Tia Nelson and DPI Assistant State Superintendent for Libraries and Technology Kurt Kiefer.
WEMTA award recipients.
All conference participants had the opportunity to stop by the advocacy table to get their picture taken with the Common School Fund check.  The advocacy table also included resources for writing a letter to Congress to show your support for digital learning and school library programs.

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