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Apple event preview: Tools to bolster in-school iPad use

GigaOM – 2012-01-18

Apple's plans for its Thursday media event have been the subject of considerable speculation. Now a new report released Wednesday adds a little more weight to recent suggestions that the focus will...

Closure confirmed for Herts School Library Service

The Bookseller – 2011-12-20

Hertfordshire county council has voted through the closure of its school library service. The...

High school newspaper’s article on homosexuality won’t be posted online

Poynter. – 2011-12-15

The Blade The student newspaper at Sylvania Northview High School near Toledo published an opinion package called “A deeper look into homosexuality,” with five columns stating varying views on...

Reading scheme axed due to school spending cuts

The Bookseller – 2011-09-19

Written By: Bookseller Staff Publication Date: Mon, 19/09/2011 - 09:39 A primary schools project that has helped thousands of struggling young pupils to read is being axed by the government,...

Throwing the book at school libraries

L.A. Times – 2011-09-14

L.A. Unified lays off library aides and slashes their hours when it should be addressing huge reading deficiencies.It's September, a time to remind children that we care about them and have high...

Picture books take kids back to school

SacBee – 2011-08-29

Just in time for the back-to-school season, here's a new crop of picture books that put an entertaining focus on the classroom.

Amazon Tries Taking the Kindle To School, Again, With Textbook Rentals

AllThingsD – 2011-07-18

Amazon, which dominates the ebook market, has stayed out of the electronic textbook market. Until now: The company has opened up a textbook store for its Kindle platform, where it is renting "tens of...

Parents don't want book shut on school libraries

CBC – 2011-05-13

Parents and students who are part of the Catholic school system in Windsor, Ont., are fighting the school board's plan to close libraries and lay off librarians.

Pan Mac buys six from School of Life

The Bookseller – 2011-04-05

Written By: Katie Allen Publication Date: Tue, 05/04/2011 - 15:10 Pan Macmillan has signed a six-book deal with London self-help bookshop The School of Life. Editorial directors Liz Gough and Cindy...

Ness and CILIP in school libraries plea

The Bookseller – 2011-04-01

Written By: Katie Allen and Caroline Horn Publication Date: Fri, 01/04/2011 - 08:49 Children’s author Patrick Ness and Annie Mauger, chief executive of the Chartered Institute of Library and...

Publishers' school budgets under threat

The Bookseller – 2011-02-25

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Fri, 25/02/2011 - 15:56 Almost three quarters of primary head teachers are expecting funding for books to be inadequate in 2011–12, as the Publishers...

Reprieve for Edinburgh's school librarians

The Bookseller – 2011-02-07

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Mon, 07/02/2011 - 15:59 Edinburgh City Council has announced it will not be taking forward plans to cut school library services after over 30 children's...

School library services face closure

The Bookseller – 2011-01-27

Written By: Caroline Horn School library services (SLS) in Birmingham and Sutton are to close or substantially reduce the service they offer to schools, while in Greenwich the service suspended on a...

Village Voice Retracts Columbia J. School Student's Story With Made-Up Sources

The New York Observer – 2011-01-07

Tough week at the Voice.

Curtis Brown launches creative writing school

The Bookseller – 2010-12-14

Curtis Brown Creative is launching the first...

Dallas-area school districts say publisher perks not a factor in textbook choices

Dallas Morning News – 2010-03-28

The state pays the bills for textbooks, but they are selected by local districts. That leaves the publishers catering to the districts, offering more and more perks to land their business. Teachers...

Wharton School's "Future Of Publishing" Conference Features Gordon Crovitz, Former Wall Street Journal Publisher and ...

Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance – 2010-03-24

PHILADELPHIA----The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania is presenting The Future of Publishing: Technology, Publishing and Academia Build a Forum for Solutions, a one-day conference...

5 Old-School Businesses That Rely On User-Generated Content

ReadWriteWeb – 2010-03-19

You think the idea of user-generated content as a business model was invented in the Aughts? No way. Media outlets have been drawing on material created by amateurs, consumers and customers for...

Wharton School's Online Journal, Knowledge@Wharton, Launches Arabic Edition

Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance – 2010-03-09

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates & PHILADELPHIA----Knowledge@Wharton, the award-winning online research and business analysis journal of the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, today...

Weak School Market Drops Results at McGraw-Hill Education

Publishers Wekly – 2010-01-26

An 18.4% decline in sales in its school group was the main factor in driving down revenue at McGraw-Hill Education in 2009, parent company the McGraw-Hill Cos. reported this morning. Total revenue...

BBC Magazines launches new pre-school title

Media Week – 2009-03-18

LONDON - BBC Magazines is to launch a new children's title called Waybuloo Magazine, which will hit shelves in the summer following the launch of the Waybuloo TV series on CBeebies.

School control author says law needs revision

Queens Chronicle – 2009-03-13

Steve Sanders, author of the mayoral control bill, criticized the mayor for failing to properly follow the law. (photo by Ben Hogwood) As the first era of mayoral control of city schools reaches its...

High School Journos Take Next Steps in Delivery

Editor And Publisher – 2009-03-13

Josiah Jones is the editor-in-chief of an award-winning magazine, guiding a staff of 90 that also produces podcasts and a Web site.

Reynolds Foundation High School Institute Seeks Applicants

Editor And Publisher – 2009-02-25

This Donald W. Reynolds High School Journalism Institute is seeking applicants for its two-week summer program that trains high school teachers to oversee student publications.

Northwestern Offering Master's Degree Combining Medill J-School, Kellogg Biz School

Editor And Publisher – 2009-02-24

Northwestern University on Tuesday launched a new master's degree track designed for experienced media professionals who will be able to select courses from the Medill School of Journalism's...

School library publisher plots growth

The Book Seller – 2009-02-17

QED has predicted a 50% growth in turnover...

Judges: Miami school board can ban book about Cuba

AP – 2009-02-06

AP - Miami school officials can remove from library shelves a book about Cuba that depicts smiling children in communist uniforms but avoids mention of problems in the country, a federal appeals...

Weak School Sales Drop Results at McGraw-Hill Education

Publishers Wekly – 2009-01-27

School group sales fell 5.4% at McGraw-Hill Education, leading to a 2.5% decline in revenue for all of MHE. Profits, hurt by a larger restructuring charge tied to eliminating 455 positions, fell...

High School Basketball Coach Fired After Telling 'DMN' He's Not Sorry

Editor And Publisher – 2009-01-26

The coach of a Texas high school basketball team that beat another team 100-0 was fired Sunday, the same day he sent an e-mail to a newspaper saying he will not apologize "for a wide-margin victory...

Beulah School Board lifts book ban

The Valdosta Daily Times – 2009-01-20

BEULAH, N.D. (AP) —The Beulah School Board has reversed itself and lifted a ban on the 1994 best-seller “Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil.” The board last week banned the book from the...

Kentucky Bill Seeks Protections for High School Reporters

Editor And Publisher – 2009-01-20

Student journalists working for public high school newspapers would be entitled to free speech and freedom of the press protections similar to their professional counterparts under a proposal before...

Beulah school board to meet on banned book tonight

The Bismarck Tribune – 2009-01-20

The Beulah School Board will hold a special meeting at 5:30 p.m. tonight at the board room in the high school to discuss last week's decision to ban a book from the high school library.

Parent Wants Warning On School-Assigned Book

KMGH 7 Denver – 2009-01-05

A parent in Loveland wants a warning on a school-assigned book because she says it contains explicit descriptions of sex acts, harsh language and curse words.

School Board To Consider Banning Book

KCCI 8 Des Moines – 2008-12-15

ANKENY, Iowa -- The authors of a book about two male penguins raising a chick together said they wrote the book for kids in a same-sex family and for their peers, whose parents might be struggling...

Central Linn school board splits over Bunny Suicides book

The Oregonian – 2008-12-11

HALSEY -- After more than an hour of debate, the Central Linn School Board found itself split on a motion to remove the divisive "Book of Bunny Suicides" from library shelves. With a 3-3 vote, the...

Missouri J-School Gets $2 Million Grant For Endowed Biz Chair

Editor And Publisher – 2008-12-11

The University of Missouri School of Journalism has received a $2 million grant from the Donald W. Reynolds Foundation to establish a new endowed chair in Business Journalism, the university...

School board deadlocks on banning 'Bunny Suicide' book

KATU Portland – 2008-12-11

The book, a collection of macabre cartoons in which bunnies commit suicide in various ways, has been a topic of debate for months. After a 3-3 vote, the Central Linn School Board decided to vote...

Book returned to Okla. school 61 years late

San Diego Union-Tribune – 2008-11-02

TULSA, Okla. – A library book checked out from a Tulsa high school in 1947 has been returned – with a $250 check to cover any overdue fees.

High school newspapers join online trend

Sun-Sentinel – 2008-10-20

High school newspapers join online trend The newspaper class at Coral Springs High School is hard at work on the next edition of The Chronicle , adding color to illustrations, writing and editing...

S Korean Govt to Remove Leftist Content From School Textbooks

Yahoo! Asia News – 2008-09-22

SEOUL, Sept 22 Asia Pulse - South Korea's government and ruling party are planning to carry out a sweeping revision of middle and high school textbooks this year to rid them of left-leaning content,...

Industry woes hit journalism school's newspaper

International Herald Tribune – 2008-09-15

Increasing annual losses - more than $1 million in each of the past two years - have university officials demanding a new approach at The Missourian, the newspaper at the world's first journalism...

Missouri J-School Celebrates Centennial Next Month

Editor And Publisher – 2008-08-22

The Missouri School of Journalism will celebrate its centennial and dedicate the new Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute during a three-day event that will mix journalism forums with live music...

Back-to-School Shopping Ads Take Cues From Hollywood

New York Times – 2008-07-14

The saying that you cannot tell the players without a scorecard is being refreshed for the back-to-school shopping season.

TIES' Deployment Of Oracle Enterprise Content Management Software Earns High Grades From Minnesota School Districts

EnterpriseContentManagementConnection-ECM – 2008-07-08

TIES' Deployment Of Oracle Enterprise Content Management Software Earns High Grades From Minnesota School DistrictsTIES, a joint powers technology and services cooperative owned by 38 school...

School prevents student from publishing editorial about atheism

Poynter. – 2012-02-24

Knoxville News Sentinel Krystal Myers’ editorial for the Lenoir City High School student newspaper about how atheists like her don’t have the same rights as Christians met a somewhat...

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

Editor & Publisher – 2012-02-24

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...

Printed books fall £2.8m as kids go back to school

The Bookseller – 2012-02-28

Printed book sales slumped 11% last week as children returned to school and adults to work...

Dr. Seuss quote too political for B.C. school

CBC – 2012-04-26

A quote from a Dr. Seuss book about a turtle trying to assert his rights is too political for students who shouldn't be caught in the middle of the current teachers' dispute in B.C., says a school...

Nook and HMH partner in school deal

The Bookseller – 2012-05-03

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH) has teamed up with Barnes & Noble’s Nook to deliver e-...

Society of Authors urges Gibb to make school libraries statutory

The Bookseller – 2012-05-16

The Society of Authors has written to schools minister Nick Gibb urging him to support children...

Authors angered by proposed school event qualification

The Bookseller – 2012-06-07

Authors have reacted angrily to news of a proposed qualification for Creative Practitioners...

Publishers 'missing out' on school e-book sales

The Bookseller – 2012-07-12

Publishers are "missing out" on e-book sales to schools because of the lack of a...

School libraries facing budget squeeze, says SLA survey

The Bookseller – 2012-07-30

School libraries are being forced to scrape by on ever-decreasing budgets, according to a new...

Back to School

Publishers Weekly – 2012-08-17

Over the past five years, licensed books and supplemental educational materials have increasingly made their way into school libraries and classrooms. Educators have come to accept that licensed...

'USA Today' Debuts High School Football Mag

Editor & Publisher – 2012-09-04

This weekend, high school football fans in 11 markets across the country will have the chance to see their favorite local stars highlighted in Prime, the debut magazine from USA Today Sports. The...

Back to school boost for booksellers

The Bookseller – 2012-09-12

Book sales jumped by more than £1m last week as sales of academic titles helped to offset...

Lancaster wins SLA School Librarian of the Year 2012

The Bookseller – 2012-10-01

Adam Lancaster has been named the SLA School Librarian of the Year 2012, receiving the award this...

School study plan for Churchill Archive Online

The Bookseller – 2012-10-15

Bloomsbury's online Churchill Archive will aim for a school and undergraduate readership as...

California high school considers a ban on a Stephen King book

The Christian Science Monitor – 2012-10-15

A California school district committee is debating banning 'Different Seasons,' a story collection by Stephen King.

Campaigners lobby for school libraries

The Bookseller – 2012-10-29

A group of close to 150 campaigners is to lobby parliament for school libraries to be made...

Do School Textbooks Shape National Attitudes? Yes, says Study

Publishing Perspectives – 2012-11-06

A new study conducted in Germany looked at textbooks from 160 countries found an alarming number of instances of idealogical indoctrination and falsehoods.

Utah school district sued over restricted access to lesbian family book

Yahoo! News – 2012-11-15

SALT LAKE CITY (Reuters) - A Utah parent has sued her school district in federal court challenging the constitutionality of restrictions imposed on student access to a library book about a lesbian...

Roseville high school trustees revise student publication policy

SacBee – 2012-11-15

The board of the Roseville Joint Union High School District voted Tuesday to revise a controversial policy that sparked a First Amendment debate after its approval last month.

Journalism that works: Telling the story of school deterioration, rebuilding

Poynter. – 2012-11-21

Many of America’s school buildings are in disarray, with leaking roofs, toxic air and termite-invested walls. Parade Magazine decided to tackle this issue in a 2,000-word story, but one that...

E-waste drive to benefit school district's libraries

SacBee – 2013-01-08

Lake Canyon School at 800 Lake Canyon Ave. and Valley Oaks School at 21 C St., will each host an e-waste recycling day Jan. 26 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

School libraries aim for world record on National Libraries Day

The Bookseller – 2013-01-15

School libraries will be celebrating National Libraries Day with a Guinness World Record attempt...

Read for My School competition launches today

The Bookseller – 2013-01-21

The National Schools Reading competition has launched today, with up to 200,000 children in years...

The Case for Rereading the High School Classics

The Atlantic Wire – 2013-03-01

If the act of rereading a book is partly about remembering the you who paged through it the first time, and comparing that version of yourself to the one who's reading the book again, the...

Michigan school: 'Anne Frank' will stay

The Christian Science Monitor – 2013-05-13

The unedited edition of 'The Diary of Anne Frank' was put under review by a Michigan school district after a mother raised concerns about its use in a seventh-grade classroom.

Could school gate politics replace mummy porn for women readers?

Yahoo! News – 2013-06-12

By Belinda Goldsmith LONDON (Reuters) - A British writer whose debut novel about mothers at the school gate sparked a seven-way bidding war between publishers has attributed the overnight success of...

Difficulty of US High School Reading in Decline

Publishing Perspectives – 2013-06-15

A study from Renaissance Learning shows that the complexity of texts students are assigned to read has declined nearly three grade levels over the past century.

Boys benefit from Read for My School

The Bookseller – 2013-06-18

The free online library created for the Read for My School made children "excited" to...

Want Kids to Succeed at School? Stock Your Home with Books

Publishing Perspectives – 2013-06-24

]“Books at home are the single most important predictor of student performance," says a new study about the learning habits of UK children.

In 'Film School,' what doesn't kill Steve Boman makes for an entertaining book

Chicago Tribune – 2012-01-31

In 'Film School,' what doesn't kill USC graduate student Steve Boman makes for an entertaining book.I've always thought of advanced degrees in filmmaking as finishing school for misfits. Brilliant...

Sy Hersh to address investigative journalism summer school

Guardian – 2013-07-02

Sy Hersh, the award-winning American investigative journalist, is to speak at the Centre for Investigative Journalism (CIJ) summer school on Saturday 13 July.His talk, entitled Digging Deeper, will...

Tyler Hoffman Farmington High School

Los Angeles Times – 2013-07-02

Pressing the "no" button on the Harvard University admissions page for accepted students was one of the most difficult things Farmington High School valedictorian Tyler Hoffman has ever done. "The...

VIDEO: New school curriculum published

BBC – 2013-07-08

A new National Curriculum for schools in England will mean five-year-olds will learn fractions and computer programming.

Willows publisher wins appeal in school district public records case

SacBee – 2013-07-18

Tim Crews, a grizzled, hell-raising country publisher, is off the hook for $56,595 he was ordered by a Glenn County judge to pay to attorneys who defended a school district he sued. Tim Crews,...

Is Law School a Good Deal After All?

The Atlantic – 2013-07-19

A fascinating new paper argues that a J.D. is worth $1 million over the course of a career, and that the recession hasn't dampened its value. But don't go racing for your LSAT prep book just...

Walmart Has Best Back-to-School Prices, ShopSmart Finds

ABC News – 2013-07-24

Here are five back-to-school savings tips from ShopSmart magazine.    

New York Times Revisits West Tennessee School In First ‘Times Documentary'

Editor & Publisher – 2013-07-24

NEW YORK -- After The New York Times published reporter John Branch's five-part series last year on the girls' basketball team of Carroll Academy, a juvenile court-run school in...

ODA offers caregivers a back-to-school dental checklist

CNW – 2013-08-07

Book a dental exam, stock up on toothbrushes and other tips from the Ontario Dental Association TORONTO, Aug. 7, 2013 /CNW/ - Much to the chagrin of children everywhere, the new school year is...

Engadget's back to school guide 2013: tablets

Engadget – 2013-08-14

Welcome to Engadget's back to school guide! Today, we're talking tablets. Head to the back to school hub to see the rest of the product guides as we add them throughout the month. Be sure to keep...

Engadget's back to school guide 2013: laptops

Engadget – 2013-08-16

Welcome to Engadget's back to school guide! Today, we've got a wide array of laptop recommendations. Head to the back to school hub to see the rest of the product guides as we add them throughout the...

VIDEO: Mexican school textbook errors

BBC – 2013-08-21

Mexican school books 'full of errors'

Oakland publisher hopes to school readers on African-American cuisine

San Jose Mercury News – 2013-08-24

As publisher of the quarterly magazine Cuisine Noir, Oakland-based Sheree Williams wants to give readers a peek into the world of black chefs and winemakers

Distro Issue 104: Prep for class with Engadget's back to school guide

Engadget – 2013-08-23

Unfortunately, it's time to hit the books once more. Don't get completely bummed out by the start of classes because this special issue of our weekly e-magazine has all of the top picks for back to...

Editor's Letter: Back to school

Engadget – 2013-08-24

In each issue of Distro, Executive Editor Marc Perton publishes a wrap-up of the week in news. There was a time when gearing up to go back to school meant little more than picking up a new...

Engadget's back to school guide 2013: accessories

Engadget – 2013-08-26

Welcome to Engadget's back to school guide! Today, we're serving up a selection of accessories -- head to the back to school hub to see the rest of the product guides as they're added throughout the...

School fundraising grows up with mobile wallets, daily deals

GigaOM – 2013-08-29

Bake sales and magazine drives are on their way out as more startups court schools with new digital services for raising money.

'Sloppy Firsts' author Megan McCafferty brings her protagonist back to middle school

The Christian Science Monitor – 2013-08-30

In her new series, McCafferty follows her protagonist, Jessica Darling, as she navigates her early teen years.

Back-To-School Books For Students Of All Ages

The Huffington Post – 2013-09-06

HuffPost Blogger Devon Corneal is done. She's gone to every park, planned every playdate, caught a million lightning bugs, eaten every flavor of popsicle, Italian ice and ice cream cone, played every...

21 Things Kids These Days Are Learning In School... Sort Of

The Huffington Post – 2013-09-06

Where utter frankness, unintentional profanity and pure amusement are concerned, these students clearly deserve an A+. Here's what kids today are learning about in school, according to their cute...

6 Fictional School We Wish Actually Existed

The Huffington Post – 2013-09-06

By Davi Marra for Bookish: Even if you're not school-aged, September calls up memories of back to school for us all--the pencil cases and Trapper Keepers (or iPads), the crowded hallways and...

Go Ahead and Freak Out About the School with No Books

The Atlantic Wire – 2013-09-13

An all-digital school means no more books, no more heavy backpacks full of textbooks, and no more lockers to store those books. It also means saying goodbye to a lot high school accoutrements like...

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

Salon.com – 2013-09-15

Our public schools aren't in decline. And "reformers" with wild promises don't care about education — just profits

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

CNW – 2013-09-18

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 ...

Invisible Man Banned: Ralph Ellison's Landmark Novel Banned From School Libraries

The Huffington Post – 2013-09-19

A lack of "literary value" has apparently left Ralph Ellison's landmark 1952 novel, Invisible Man banned from school libraries in Randolph County, N.C., the Asheboro Courier-Tribune...

'Invisible Man' is banned from libraries in a North Carolina school district

The Christian Science Monitor – 2013-09-21

The Randolph County Board of Education recently voted to ban Ralph Ellison's 1952 novel from libraries.

EQAO Publishes Student Achievement Results for Every Secondary School in Ontario

CNW – 2013-09-25

TORONTO, Sept. 25, 2013 /CNW/ - Today the Education Quality and Accountability Office (EQAO) released the 2013 school- and school-board results from for the Grade 9 Assessment of Mathematics and...

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