OK, I’m going to ask a stupid question. Here goes:
- Libraries are closing due to lack of funding.
- Schools are struggling due to lack of funding — some schools are struggling to support their libraries due to said lack of funding.
Can you see where I’m heading?
Why can’t our public libraries be appended to state schools, so that the funding that we can provide for libraries is also entirely available to the schools? Schools in return can help stock the libraries.
Does that not provide the schools and libraries with mutual support?
OK, there it is, stupid question over.
Sunday update: in other news, look what came in this morning; a great big list of books for children with dyslexia: