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The American Library Assn. announced its 2013 book award winners Monday at its annual national conference, held this year in Seattle. While the best-known awards are the John Newbery Medal and the Caledecott Medal, there are dozens of awards, each of...
Leo Dillon, an illustrator who collaborated with his wife, Diane, on dozens of books for children and adults and became the first black to receive the Caldecott Medal for children's books, has died. He was 79. A longtime Brooklyn resident, Dillon died...
L.A. NOWLos Angeles schools Supt. Ramon C. Cortines earned more than $150,000 last year for serving on the board of one of the nation's leading educational publishing companies, a firm with more than $16 million in contracts with the school district......
L.A. NOWL.A. schools Supt. Ramon C. Cortines resigned Thursday from the board of Scholastic Inc., a position that paid him compensation worth more than $150,000 last year. Cortinesâ dual role with the company and the district received scrutiny in the wake......
Jacket CopyLos Angeles Unified School District Supt. Ramon C. Cortines has resigned from the board of publisher Scholastic Inc. Cortines, who makes $250,000 annually in his position as schools superintendent, earned an additional $150,000 last year from Scholastic,...
It was a plot twist even J.K. Rowling did not see coming. Days before Saturday's release of the eagerly awaited "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows," the final installment in the British author's hugely popular series, news of the book's content...
The assault on the " Harry Potter" embargo continued Wednesday, as Scholastic Inc., publisher of the blockbuster series, revealed that as many as 1,200 copies of "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows" were delivered the day before to readers who bought...
++++++++++++++++++++ || Program Overview || Reading by 9 is a multi-year campaign aimed at helping Southern California kindergarten through third-grade students read at grade level by the age of nine. It was launched by The Times in 1998. || || || The...
Los Angeles Times KidCity to Feature More than 50 Interactive Exhibits and Science, Nature DemonstrationsLOS ANGELES, July 13, 2004 – The second annual Los Angeles Times KidCity, a free two-day children's educational adventure to be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. July 17-18 at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, will feature more than 50 interactive literacy,...
Five stages to offer children's fashion shows, celebrity readings, musical and dance performances, wildlife and science demonstrations LOS ANGELES, July 1, 2004 – The second annual Los Angeles Times KidCity, a free two-day outdoor educational...
firstname.lastname@example.orgJust a few steps from the office of Washington County Public Schools Superintendent Clayton Wilcox is a conference room with two walls covered with different colored sticky notes and ideas. “We’ve had a whole year to look at all these...
email@example.comAt Western Heights Middle School, a student took her turn at the front of the class figuring out a math problem on the board. She used an electronic pen, but could just as easily have used her finger to write her math solution on the electronic board. In...
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