North Texas 10-Year-Old Orion Jean On A Mission To Share His Love Of Reading With ThousandsOrion Jean is a young man on a mission, sharing the gift of reading with hundreds of thousands of kids. He may be only 10 years old, but the number on his mind is 500,000.
Community's 'Quarantine Project' Creates Pop-Up Bookstore Benefitting University Park Public LibraryThe prices of the books follow a very simple structure. Most hardcover books are $4. Paperback are either $3 or $1 depending on the size.
Coronavirus In Texas: Dallas Public Library Launches Curbside ServiceThe Dallas Public Library is launching curbside pickup in 16 library locations around the city on Tuesday, June 9.
Farmers Branch Manske Library Delivering Books Into People’s Hands — Without TouchingFarmers Branch residents with a library card can get online and order materials through the normal “hold” process.
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.
New High-Tech Library To Open In ArlingtonThe City Of Arlington is getting ready to open its newest library to the public, and it’s unlike any kind of library they’ve ever had before.
Parenting Tips To Help Your Student Avoid The Summer SlideDuring summer break, studies show that kids lose more than 25 percent of what they have learned during the school year. Experts said that the summer should include time for studies.
DFW Summer Library Programs Offer Way More Than Just BooksLibraries have offered summer reading programs for decades. But now, the programs involve so much more than just books, from free robotics classes to games of quidditch.
Book Vending Machine Helping Young Victims Of Hurricane HarveyJetBlue is encouraging kids’ imaginations to take flight through reading and today they’re in Texas helping communities that have had so much washed away -- literally.
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.
The Ones For Texas: Arlington Librarians"Born to Stand Out" is the brain child of Ashley Wyche and Lisa Smant.
NFL Players Promote Mesquite ISD Reading InitiativeThe Mesquite ISD has a new initiative aimed at inspiring a love of reading, and two NFL players are lending their star power to the cause. JaCorey Shepherd and De'Vante Harris both played football at Horn High School.
Dallas Public Library Selling Thousands Of Books This WeekendBooks withdrawn from circulation to make room for new ones are up for grabs.
Final Rules For K-12 Standardized Testing ReleasedAiming to reduce test-taking in America's classrooms, the Obama administration has released final rules to help states and school districts take a new approach to the standardized tests students must take each year.
Math A Concern For US Teens; Science, Reading Flat On TestThe latest global snapshot of student performance shows declining math scores in the U.S. and stagnant performance in science and reading.