Category Archives: Education Support

Food for Thought: Fueling the Mind in Kentucky

By Michele Farrell Senior Library Program Officer Kentucky has developed an interesting way of addressing two problems: the slide in reading skills that happens over the summer months, and hunger. While on my site visit, I got to meet with … Continue reading

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The National Student Poets Take New York (again!)

Ed note: This is a cross-post from the AYAW Blog.  You can find the original blog post here.    We are still reeling from a dynamic and rich Scholastic Art & Writing Awards National Events week in New York City! During the … Continue reading

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IMLS Celebrates Summer Learning Day

By Susan H. Hildreth IMLS Director Today is Summer Learning Day, and I’d like to salute the tremendous efforts of libraries and museums across the country that provide opportunities for children to continue to read and learn during the summer … Continue reading

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