Report 2016-112 Recommendation 5 Responses

Report 2016-112: School Library Services: Vague State Laws and a Lack of Monitoring Allow School Districts to Provide a Minimal Level of Library Services (Release Date: November 2016)

Recommendation #5 To: Redlands Unified School District

To strengthen its library programs and help the State assess the condition of school libraries statewide, Redlands Unified should use the model standards to assess the needs of its school library programs and address any identified needs during its LCAP process.

60-Day Agency Response

During the LCAP process, Redlands USD is using the Library Model Standards to assess and address the needs and gaps of the school library programs.

  • Completion Date: January 2017
  • Response Date: January 2017

California State Auditor's Assessment of 60-Day Status: Fully Implemented

Redlands Unified provided a copy of the handout and slides related to the Library Standards that it presented at its LCAP Advisory Meeting on January 12th. These documents show that the district is now referring to the model school library standards as part of its LCAP process.

All Recommendations in 2016-112

Agency responses received are posted verbatim.