Garland ISD Working In Classrooms And Community To Improve LiteracyA new report shows fewer than half of North Texas third graders are reading at grade level.
Second Graders Use March Madness Bracket Approach To Reading BooksMarch Madness is alive inside Ms. Landrum’s 2nd grade classroom at Rowlett Elementary School.
Learning To Read Late in Life: There's An App For ThatA team from SMU and LIFT, Literacy Instruction for Texas, collaborated on a video game app recently awarded a $2.5 million prize in a global literacy competition.
George H.W. Bush Honors Late Wife, Barbara, On Her Birthday Former President George H.W. Bush is honoring his late wife, Barbara, on her birthday Friday by thanking those who are carrying on her legacy.
George H.W. Bush Wears Socks With Books To Honor Wife's Commitment To LiteracyFormer President George H.W. Bush paid tribute to his late wife, former first lady Barbara Bush, by wearing socks with books on them to honor her commitment to literacy.
Barbara Bush To Be Buried In College Station After Funeral In HoustonFuneral arrangements have been announced for former First Lady Barbara Bush after her passing on Tuesday. She will be buried in College Station following a service in Houston.
Technology Seeks To Address Record Low Braille LiteracyFor nearly a century, the National Braille Press has churned out millions of pages of books and magazines each year. But advocates of the tactile system are now wrestling with low literacy rates.
Jill Biden To Be Named Board Chair Of Save The ChildrenJill Biden, educator and wife of former Vice President Joe Biden, is going to be named board chair of Save the Children.
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.