Former First Lady Barbara Bush Celebrates 90th BirthdayFormer first lady Barbara Bush celebrated her 90th birthday on Monday by spending time with her family and promoting literacy, a cause long dear to her.
Amid Criticism, Texas Fails To OK New TextbooksAmid charges of bias from the right and left, the Texas Board of Education has failed to grant preliminary approval for any of the around 100 new history and social studies textbooks up for use in classrooms statewide.
Sesame Workshop Debuts Child Literacy ProgramThe nonprofit organization behind public television's "Sesame Street" is to launch a new early-childhood literacy program in Dallas.
Bush & Kennedy Join Literacy Promotion EffortLaura Bush, Caroline Kennedy and Lynda Bird Johnson Robb are joining the Library of Congress to promote literacy through a new awards program, along with a number of authors, publishers and scholars.