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Schools' e-book enquiries 'through the roof'

The Bookseller – 2012-02-20

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Panarea Digital Debuts Nearpod For Schools

Panarea Digital is an e-book, app, and mobile technology developer with a focus on education. The firm has produced interactive e-books for Barnes & Noble and other companies, but Panarea Digital is... | Publishers Weekly – 2012-01-20

Sykes makes history donation to London schools

Author Adrian Sykes, with his publisher David Campbell, of Everyman's Library, is to donate a... | The Bookseller – 2012-01-20

Apple Said to Plan Textbook Push to Bolster IPad Use in Schools

On Thursday, Apple will announce a set of tools that make it easier to publish interactive textbooks and other digital educational content | BusinessWeek – 2012-01-18

Schools ditch books for iPads; Won't solve today's reading 'crisis'

Kids hate reading. With iPads set to replace textbooks in many U.S. schools, will reading finally become a hobby for today’s kids? I doubt it. | ZDNet – 2011-09-07

Schools' library snubs hit literacy rates

Written By: Caroline Horn Publication Date: Fri, 05/08/2011 - 08:40 The government's lack of coherent support for school libraries is one of a number of factors contributing to the fall in... | The Bookseller – 2011-08-04

iPad in schools? Content controls, DRM, and pricing mean no

The iPad is coming, the iPad is coming! And while it might be coming to some schools or at least some student backpacks near you, it won't be coming to my schools or my kids' backbacks. Just because... | ZDNet – 2010-03-22

LA Schools Chief Cuts Ties to Textbook Publisher

Superintendent Ramon Cortines has resigned from the board of a publisher that has received $16 million in textbook contracts from the district. | KFWB News 980 Los Angeles – 2010-02-18

Book review: 'Stones into Schools' by Greg Mortenson

From the author of "Three Cups of Tea" comes "Stones into Schools" which details all the good that has been done because of "Tea"'s success. | Washington Post – 2009-12-20

Schools ‘are killing off the library’, claims author

Schools are killing off children's love of books by turning libraries into literature-free 'learning resource centres', an award-winning author has claimed. | Daily Mail: World News – 2009-02-02

Schools' e-book enquiries going 'through the roof', claims library supplier

E-book enquiries from schools have gone "through the roof", according to library... | The Bookseller – 2012-02-20

Lenoir City High School Won't Publish Atheist Student's Editorial on Religion in Schools

LENOIR CITY — Krystal Myers is an honors student, captain of the swim team and editor of her high school newspaper. She's also an atheist in a predominantly Christian student body. In a... | Editor & Publisher – 2012-02-24

Peters set to refocus on schools

Peters Bookselling Services is to refocus part of its business into schools following the loss of... | The Bookseller – 2012-02-27

Harry Potter e-books coming to schools, libraries

(02-27) 08:03 PST New York (AP) -- Harry Potter e-books are coming to schools and libraries, at a date to be determined. OverDrive Inc., a leading distributor for the school and library markets,... | San Francisco Chronicle – 2012-02-27

Harry Potter e-books coming to schools, libraries around the world

Pottermore has partnered with e-book company Overdrive to bring electronic versions of the 'Harry Potter' series to libraries and schools in five languages. | The Christian Science Monitor – 2012-02-28

Ghana: GCB Provides Exercise Books to Deprived Schools

[Accra Mail] The Ghana Commercial Bank Limited in partnership with Brand Plus, a marketing company has produced GCB branded exercise books for distribution to... | allAfrica – 2012-03-07

Boys' reading 'a worry in 75% of schools'

A report into boys’ reading has found that three out of four UK schools are worried about... | The Bookseller – 2012-07-02

Bilbary offers link-up for schools

A new scheme to sell e-books through schools could benefit school libraries, according to Bilbary... | The Bookseller – 2012-09-10

People Still Want to Ban Books in High Schools; Tig Notaro Has a Book Deal

Today in books and publishing: New Jersey book columnist discovers the Internet; lesbian pulp novelist Tereska Torrès dies; Schwarzenegger, Olympia Snowe, and a Scientology insider tell... | The Atlantic Wire – 2012-09-25

Amazon looks to get Kindle to schools, workers

NEW YORK (AP) — Inc. has launched a service to help schools and workplaces manage Kindles used by students and employees — sending out e-books or blocking certain types of activities,... | – 2012-10-18

Chicago schools order book on Iran out of some classrooms

By Mary Wisniewski CHICAGO (Reuters) - The Chicago Public Schools ignited controversy this week by ordering that "Persepolis," a critically acclaimed graphic novel about a girl growing up in Iran at... | Yahoo! News – 2013-03-16

Minecraft in schools?

Do you dream about books of enchantment? Do you know the difference between sandstone and cobblestone? Does the word "creeper" give you, well, the creeps? | Stuff – 2013-03-20

Journalism's decline boosts j-schools

Between 2003 and 2012, media giant Gannett Co. shed more than 20,000 employees, some of them journalists at its television stations, local newspapers and flagship daily USA Today. Nonetheless, on a... | Crains New York – 2013-04-06

Schools reading contest: e-books win

Nearly half the titles read by children in a national reading competition were consumed online, according to the charity Booktrust. | BBC – 2013-06-18

IQ tests hurt kids, schools — and don’t measure intelligence

The research proves that IQ tests poorly predict learning disabilities. So why are schools still using them? | – 2013-07-07

Cressida Cowell to live-stream schools event

Author Cressida Cowell will make a free virtual author appearance for schools and libraries on... | The Bookseller – 2013-08-27

Vogue's attempt to airbrush its reputation in schools is transparent | Holly Baxter

A video and lesson plan sent out to schools indicating that photoshoot images aren't real simply says 'it's not us, it's you'How much time and effort goes into a good photograph? Ask a teenager today... | Guardian – 2013-09-05

Ohio Schools Leader Calls For Ban Of 'The Bluest Eye,' Labels Toni Morrison Book 'Pornographic'

Toni Morrison's "The Bluest Eye" has come under fire yet again. This time, the board of education president in Morrison's home state is criticizing the inclusion of the book on the Common Core... | The Huffington Post – 2013-09-13

Learn the advertising truth behind Johnston Press schools website

"Regional publisher Johnston Press has launched a county-wide website to help parents choose the right school for their children," reports HoldTheFrontPage.On reading that - given that the county was... | Guardian – 2013-09-13

Diane Ravitch: School privatization is a hoax, “reformers” aim to destroy public schools

Our public schools aren't in decline. And "reformers" with wild promises don't care about education — just profits | – 2013-09-15

Adopt a School Program Launches, Aims to Donate 64,000 Books to More Than 190 High-Needs Elementary Schools Across Canada

Adopt a School Celebrates Fifth Anniversary and $1.5 Million Raised, 138,000 Books Donated to 350,000 Students TORONTO, Sept. 17, 2013 /CNW/ - The Indigo Love of Reading Foundation is pleased ... | CNW – 2013-09-18

Diane Ravitch: Testing and vouchers hurt our schools. Here’s what works

Education reformers have it all wrong, Diane Ravitch tells Salon, and keep pushing policies that make schools worse | – 2013-09-18

Playboy's Top Party Schools 2013 Ranking Released

Playboy magazine released its latest top party school ranking Wednesday, about a week later than it originally planned. Playboy planned to release their ranking last week, ahead of the October issue... | HuffingtonPost – 2013-09-26

Trinity Mirror's schools database is a great service to parents

Congratulations to Trinity Mirror for an enterprising piece of data journalism - a searchable database enabling parents to compare state schools around the UK.The Real Schools Guide, which ran as a... | Guardian – 2013-10-02

Stephen Covey's '7 Habits' Shakes Up Schools

INDEPENDENCE, Mo. -- INDEPENDENCE, Mo. (AP) — One year after Johnathan Kent kicked his principal and school "went all bad," the 8-year-old was recognized at a recent assembly as the "Star of the... | The Huffington Post – 2013-10-15

Malala Yousafzai's book banned in Pakistani schools

Officials say they have banned teenage education activist Malala Yousafzai's book from private schools across Pakistan, calling her a tool of the West. | CBC – 2013-11-10

Malala's book banned in private schools in Pakistan

The All Pakistan Private Schools Management Assn. represents 40,000 affiliated schools across Pakistan and has banned the book from its libraries.Malala Yousafzai has become an international... | Los Angeles Times – 2013-11-11

Why High Schools and Colleges Need to Catch Up to the Digital Revolution

MIAMI -- The deep losses of traditional news outlets to Internet firms like Facebook and Twitter should sound alarm bells for high school and college educators that they must embrace social media to... | The Huffington Post – 2013-11-14

MBA Employers Name World's Top 200 Business Schools

LONDON, Nov. 25, 2013 /CNW/ - Published today at, the QS Global Business Schools Report 2013/14 provides an alternative to traditional MBA rankings by highlighting the value... | CNW – 2013-11-26

The Best Journalism Schools In The Country: NewsPro Magazine Ranking

We're pretty sure the Mizzou grads in our newsroom will be happy about this one: the University of Missouri at Columbia's got the best journalism school in the country. That's according to NewsPro... | The Huffington Post – 2013-12-23

Tatler really shows its class in picking its 'best state schools' | Dawn Foster

Thanks to Tatler's handy guide, you can make sure your child has 'slumming it' cachet when they get in the cabinetNot known for its subtlety, Tatler has published a guide to the best state schools in... | The Guardian – 2014-01-03

Are Your Tax Dollars Being Spent On Creationism In Schools?

Slate's new map exposes a growing charter school organization that's rewriting science as it sees fit.Earlier this month, Slate published an investigation into Responsive Education Solutions, a group... | Fast Company – 2014-01-30

Orchard Books plans schools giveaway

Orchard Books is teaming up with marketing agency Mostra to distribute copies of The World of... | The Bookseller – 2014-01-31

'12 Years a Slave' will be distributed to schools as part of World Book Night

Special World Book Night copies of '12 Years a Slave' will be made available to schools. | The Christian Science Monitor – 2014-03-01

Schools mark the 75th anniversary of The Grapes of Wrath

Teacher at Northgate High in Walnut Creek creates social media activities to commemorate the day John Steinbeck's classic novel was first released. An American High School teacher in Fremont says... | San Jose Mercury News – 2014-04-19

Standardized ethnic-studies curriculum for high schools to be studied

Students in Santa Monica High School's ethnic-studies class took on a touchy subject recently when they analyzed enrollment in Advanced Placement courses. Despite the school's diversity, most of... | Los Angeles Times – 2014-06-03

Penguin donates Paxman book to UK schools

Penguin is donating a copy of Jeremy Paxman’s history of the First World War to every... | The Bookseller – 2014-07-04

Why Poor Schools Can’t Win at Standardized Testing

The companies that create the most important state and national exams also publish textbooks that contain many of the answers. Unfortunately, low-income school districts can’t afford to buy them. | The Atlantic – 2014-07-15

John Green's novels will stay in Wisconsin, Florida schools

Parents complained about Green's books 'Looking for Alaska' and 'Paper Towns,' but a school committee in Wisconsin decided not to remove 'Alaska' and 'Towns' was taken off a reading list in Florida,... | The Christian Science Monitor – 2014-07-31

What Colleges Can Learn From Journalism Schools

It's easy to make the case against journalism school. You don't need a degree in journalism to get a job in news, and professional journalists are much less likely than academics to say the... | Editor & Publisher – 2014-08-04

New Book, Mission Critical, Examines our Public Schools

Award-winning educator and writer Eric A. Combs, recently announced his ambitious and eye-opening book, “Mission Critical” (ISBN: 978-1940876061), a non-fiction title encompassing The... | Publishers Newswire – 2014-08-08

Indigo Love of Reading Foundation's Adopt a School Program Launches, Aims to Donate 64,000 Books to More Than 180 High Needs Elementary Schools Across Canada

Adopt a School Celebrates Sixth Anniversary:  Challenges Schools Across Canada to Engage their Communities for a Chance to Win an Additional $10,000 TORONTO, Sept. 12, 2014 /CNW/ - The Indigo... | CNW – 2014-09-12

Florida Satanic Church Is Now Passing Out Children's Coloring Books In Public Schools

Have you ever wondered what a Satanic children's coloring book might look like? Well, thanks to the great state of Florida you can now know for certain. Behold, the "The Satanic Children’s Big... | The Huffington Post – 2014-09-19

Martin Scorsese Schools Us In 'The 50 Year Argument,' But It Lacks An Argument Of Its Own

Martin Scorsese has made 12 documentaries throughout his career, training his lens on such varied subjects as the Vietnam War ("Street Scenes"), Italian cinema ("My Voyage to Italy") and Bob Dylan... | The Huffington Post – 2014-09-30

New York Comic Con 2014: Trajectory, Diamond Target Schools, Libraries

Trajectory and Diamond Comics Distributors announced an initiative at New York Comic Con to provide an expanded catalogue of digital comics and graphic novels to schools and libraries. | Publishers Weekly – 2014-10-09

15th annual TD Grade One Book Giveaway shares "Doors in the Air" with schools across the country

-    Marking 15th anniversary, TD also provides $15,000 in community grants    - TORONTO, Oct. 27, 2014 /CNW/ - Since 2000, more than 7.5 million Canadian children's books have been... | CNW – 2014-10-27

Will Satanist material, Bibles both be banned from some Florida schools?

In Florida, the Orange County school board has indicated that it may cease allowing religious groups the chance to distribute literature on high school campuses, cutting off the access of Satanist... | The Christian Science Monitor – 2014-11-19

Russell Brand: 'schools without libraries are a disgrace'

Russell Brand described schools without a library as a "disgrace", and said public libraries closures were driven by a "fundamentalist philosophy of profit", in an entertaining and enthusiastically... | The Bookseller – 2014-11-27

Digital Libraries Provide Books To Impoverished Schools, Replace Old-School Ways

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Harry Potter 'chocolate frog' competition for schools

Bloomsbury has launched a competition for schools to win a workshop with Harry Potter jacket illustrator Jonny Duddle as part of Harry Potter Book Night, which will take place on the 5th... | The Bookseller – 2015-01-28

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