1. […] “San Diego City Council members praised the mayor’s proposed budget for libraries Wednesday, but expressed concerned about a fund for acquisitions being reduced by $500,000. The same amount was redirected to pay for a pilot program offering after- school tutoring  at 18 branches in areas where students scored poorly on standardized tests. (via Times of San Diego) […]

  2. […] not all good news, however. The Times of San Diego reports that the $500,000 used to fund the new initiative was shifted away from library acquisitions. […]