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September 24, 2013

Youth Literacy Organizations Win Library of Congress Awards

Two nonprofits are the inaugural winners of the recently funded David M. Rubenstein and American Literacy Prizes.

July 19, 2013

Purdue Univ. Pres. Mitch Daniels Defends Book Challenge

Former Indiana governor Mitch Daniels denies that a book challenge threatens academic freedom.

May 23, 2013

Braille Summit Coming in June

The National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped will convene its first major conference to explore the future of Braille.

May 07, 2013

New Releases: Atypical Classroom Texts

Looking for a new classroom approaches and ideas that you can mull over this summer? These new releases might spark some ideas.

March 05, 2013

New X PRIZE Will Reward Literacy Solutions

The X PRIZE Foundation, an organization for incentivized competitions across science and technology development, will create a literacy prize in 2013.

February 27, 2013

New Book Releases: Literacy and Social Justice

New and recent books releases for K-12 educators tackle questions of student rights, social responsibility, and ethics both in and out of the classroom.

January 03, 2013

Adaptation, Translation, or Bowdlerization?

In recent opinion essays, two educators argue against teaching with adapted, rewritten, or "sanitized" versions of classics.

December 10, 2012

At Book Summit, Access to Reading Matters Most

The first International Summit of the Book attracted publishers, librarians, and scholars; many argued for the importance of reading in any format.

December 10, 2012

Gift Funds New Library of Congress Literacy Awards

A philanthropist's $1.5 million donation will establish three new prizes for significant work in literacy.

November 20, 2012

New Releases in Literacy

New K-12 education book releases in reading and multiple literacies.

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