The Kentucky Department of Education's Veda McClain shares how she developed her love of reading and how she tries to instill it in others.
Fayette County Superintendent Manny Caulk has launched a book club to help make education the center of public discourse, engage the community in critical conversations and support development of a community of readers. It starts with “The Smartest Kids in the World: And How They Got That Way” by Amanda Ripley, a former Time magazine reporter who chronicled the experiences [...]
The Laura Bush Foundation for America’s Libraries announced that 238 school libraries are being awarded $1.1 million in grants for 2012. The schools receive grants of up to $5,000 to expand, update and diversify their library book collections. Kentucky public schools receiving money from the Laura Bush Foundation for America’s Libraries include: Fairview High School (Fairview Independent); Henry F. Moss [...]