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National School Library Improvement Fund Announced

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The Scottish Government today announced a new national school library improvement fund.

The commitment was made in “A Nation with Ambition” – the 2017-18 programme for Government.

Page 76 states “To support the success of the Reading Challenge, and recognising the role of school libraries in improving attainment, we will introduce a national School Library Improvement Fund, investing £1 million over the next three years.”

This announcement follows a recent commitment to create a school library strategy in Scotland.