Maine Revised Statutes

§34. Library development

The Department of Education shall maintain a school library media section in cooperation with the Maine State Library that must carry on the following activities: [1989, c. 700, Pt. B, §17 (RPR).]

1. Media center standards.  Recommending school library media center standards and evaluation of programs;
[ 1989, c. 700, Pt. B, §17 (NEW) .]
2. Certification of media professionals.  Assisting in the certification and recertification of school library media professionals;
[ 1989, c. 700, Pt. B, §17 (NEW) .]
3. Project review.  Reviewing state funded school library media center construction and renovation projects;
[ 1989, c. 700, Pt. B, §17 (NEW) .]
4. Expenditures for school library media programs.  Advising the Commissioner of Education on the expenditure of state and federal grants for school library media programs;
[ 1989, c. 700, Pt. B, §17 (NEW) .]
5. School approval.  Assisting the Commissioner of Education with basic school approvals as it pertains to library instruction;
[ 1989, c. 700, Pt. B, §17 (NEW) .]
6. School accreditation.  Assisting with local school accreditation visits;
[ 1989, c. 700, Pt. B, §17 (NEW) .]
7. School library staff.  Providing leadership in staff development and continuing education of school library staff;
[ 1989, c. 700, Pt. B, §17 (NEW) .]
8. Information for local school systems.  Providing educational research and resource information for local school systems;
[ 1989, c. 700, Pt. B, §17 (NEW) .]
9. Video tape library. 
[ 2013, c. 82, §2 (RP) .]
10. Related activities.  Related activities in cooperation with the Maine State Cultural Affairs Council; and
[ 2013, c. 82, §3 (AMD) .]
11. Electronic resources and database library.   Maintaining and providing an electronic library service as well as a database library for use by elementary and secondary schools.
[ 2013, c. 82, §4 (NEW) .]
SECTION HISTORY
1971, c. 127, §2 (AMD). 1973, c. 626, §2 (AMD). 1989, c. 700, §B17 (RPR). 2013, c. 82, §§2-4 (AMD).