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Haley Brigman
Reply to Hillary
Wed Jun 3, 2015 11:11 (XFF:

As Jacob said, the answer to your questions depends on the school district's funding, etc. which is totally true. However, from what I've learned, a classroom library is imperative to the classroom and learning. Many teachers that I've talked to did not depend on the school for majority of their materials. They took it upon themselves to build their libraries/acquire materials in various ways.

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    • Reply to Hillary - Haley Brigman, Wed Jun 3 11:11
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