BookMarks listens to The Smartest Kids in the World author Amanda Ripley speak at the National Book Festival.
BookMarks attends the Letters About Literature awards at the National Book Festival.
Elizabeth Green's Building a Better Teacher and Dana Goldstein's The Teacher Wars are two new books that address teaching and teacher policy.
Pick up The New York Times on a Sunday and there are lots of nooks and crannies where you might find education coverage.
BookMarks shares two book lists recently published on Education Week's Opinion blog K-12 Schools Beyond the Rhetoric.
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.
This week's Roundup looks at summer reading books for teachers, and a recent debate over the generation-spanning appeal of young-adult literature.
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.
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, eminent poet and memoirist, died at age 86.