Global Education Prominent at the National Book Festival

BookMarks listens to The Smartest Kids in the World author Amanda Ripley speak at the National Book Festival.

Student Letters Spotlight Books' Impacts on Their Lives

BookMarks attends the Letters About Literature awards at the National Book Festival.

New Books Highlight Teacher Expertise

Elizabeth Green's Building a Better Teacher and Dana Goldstein's The Teacher Wars are two new books that address teaching and teacher policy.

It's All About Education in The NYT Book Review

Pick up The New York Times on a Sunday and there are lots of nooks and crannies where you might find education coverage.

Two New Book Lists on Education Policy

BookMarks shares two book lists recently published on Education Week's Opinion blog K-12 Schools Beyond the Rhetoric.

Reading Roundup: Early Reading, Balanced Literacy, and Trigger Warnings

This week's Roundup looks at a new pediatrician policy recommendation on reading, balanced literacy for New York City students, and trigger warnings for college students.

Reading Roundup: Summer Reads for Teachers and YA for Adults

This week's Roundup looks at summer reading books for teachers, and a recent debate over the generation-spanning appeal of young-adult literature.

Student Literacy in Washington Spotlighted in PEN/Faulkner Panel Discussion

A Washington Post book critic and three panelists discuss student literacy within the context of what it means to be the nation's most literate city.

Educators Discuss College Access for Inner-City Students (Part II)

BookMarks interviews Joshua Steckel and Beth Zasloff, authors of Hold Fast to Dreams: A College Guidance Counselor, His Students, and the Vision of a Life Beyond Poverty (The New Press, 2014).

Maya Angelou, Renowned Poet, Dies at 86

Maya Angelou, eminent poet and memoirist, died at age 86.

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