Educational books

Banned Books Week Puts Censorship On The Front Page, Students Speak Up – The Daily Texan

One thousand one hundred and forty-five book titles by 874 different authors, 198 illustrators and 9 translators are banned from school shelves across the United States, based on data collected by PEN America from July 1, 2021 through March 31. Of the 50 states, Texas ranks first, banning 801 books …

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Quincy University to Host Town Hall Forum on Banned Books in Schools and Libraries on Monday – Muddy River News

QUINCY — The University of Quincy’s Departments of Political Science and Criminal Justice are sponsoring a Town Hall Forum to celebrate Constitution Day from 2-3 p.m. Monday, Sept. 19 in the Hall of Fame Hall at QU. Constitution Day is a national observance commemorating the formation and signing of the …

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Command by Lawrence Freedman review – inside the war room | Political books

JThere was a brief period, from the fall of the Berlin Wall in November 1989 to Saddam Hussein’s invasion of Kuwait in August 1990, when even the most sensible people wondered if major wars could be a thing of the past. This turned out to be ridiculously wrong, of course. …

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Portland schools receive books celebrating immigrants and refugees

1,200 books were dropped off at all public schools in Portland on Thursday as part of a “Big Read” event. PORTLAND, Maine — Children in Maine have been back in school for a few weeks now, and as teachers begin rolling out their lesson plans for the year, Portland classrooms …

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From Jim Crace to Cosey Fanni Tutti: recent books reviewed in brief

Eden by Jim Crace Picador, 272 pages, £16.99 Gardeners of Eden lack neither food nor shelter. The trees are moaning with fruit and the fishpond is well stocked; workers sleep in dormitories, watched over by feathered angel overseers. But this paradise is also a prison: the citizens of Eden are …

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7 books removed from Dearborn public schools after parents raise concerns

DEARBORN, Mich. (WXYZ) — Some of the books available to students at Dearborn Public Schools have parents worried. One mother even filed a police report because she felt the content of the reading was dangerous. The school district says it has temporarily removed seven books from circulation. They also restricted …

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Banning LGBTQ Books: Stupid, Ineffective, Cruel Beyond Measure

Across the country, an ongoing education controversy has erupted around homosexuality. Republicans in Florida and other states have moved to eliminate all mention of gay people in public schools. Drag queen stories have been embraced by libraries but opposed by conservatives, with some deploying vicious slogans like “kill your local …

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Education minister wants greater use of e-books

WILLIAMS…this is our third year of using eBooks and as you would expect with technology there is an adoption curve that we are all climbing YOUTH and Education Minister Fayval Williams has said she hopes there will be better use of e-books for this school year as problems with the …

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WAM Theater Commemorates Banned Books Week With Free Conversation Series

WAM Theater has announced a series of lively conversations with scholars, artists and community members that will tell the true stories of Black and Indigenous women who pioneered civil rights. These FREE events will be held across Berkshire County and in conjunction with the Clark Art Institute in Williamstown, Berkshire …

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2022 EPAA Winners Announced | Books+Publishing

September 8, 2022 @booksandpublishing The winners of the 2022 Educational Publishing Awards Australia (EPAA) have been announced. The winners in each category are: Secondary Editor of the Year Cambridge University Press Senior Editor of the Year Mike Horsley Award for long-standing dedicated service to the educational publishing industry Sophie Kaliniecki …

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KIMS Cuddles launches ‘Pregnancy Nutrition’, ‘Freedom from PCOD’ books

Published: updated on – 21:11, Sun – 4 September 22 Launched by former Indian cricket captain Mithali Raj, the books were co-authored by KIMS Cuddles Clinical Director Dr K. Shilpi Reddy and Chief Clinical Dietitian SL Priyadarshini Kadiyala. Hyderabad: Two books called “Pregnancy Nutrition” and “Freedom from PCOD” aimed at …

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List of disputed books in Idaho since 2018

Ahead of Banned Books Week Sept. 18-24, the Idaho Statesman obtained a list from the American Library Association of the 66 books or series that were challenged in Idaho between 2018 and the end of August 2022. The American Library Association released its annual censorship report earlier this year, revealing …

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Missouri Librarians Face Jail Time Over Sexually Explicit Books

Republican State Senator Rick Brattin led the legislation – courtesy photo JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A new Missouri law banning books with sexually explicit images from school libraries is about to go into effect. Starting this week, it will be a misdemeanor punishable by a year in jail or …

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Back then: Comics were serious business | At the time

Over the past few years, daily discussions with a dear friend and brother of the fraternity, Robert “Rob-Roy” Ridley, have often fueled my thoughts on topics. This was the case last week when I was talking with him, and he asked me if I was a fan of comics when …

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A fake list of banned books in Florida is circulating widely online

The claim: Image shows a list of books banned from schools and libraries in Florida In July, a new Florida law went into effect that allows parents to raise concerns about books taught in schools and ask local districts to ban them. Nevertheless, many prominent people on social media claimed …

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Missouri law bans books, calls for jail time and fines for any educator found in violation

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (KY3) – A new Missouri law goes into effect Sunday. Missouri SB 775 calls for a limit on reading materials in public and private schools. “Books are and always have been a gateway to the past and the future,” said Colleen Norman. She and other members of the …

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Libraries and corrections services provide over $42,000 in books to prisons | Community News

MONTPELIER — The Vermont Department of Libraries, in conjunction with the Department of Corrections, has provided more than $42,000 in books to the state’s six correctional facilities. The books will come to refresh the collections of the libraries of the establishments at the disposal of the incarcerated persons. The funding …

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Racist acts in Sonoma County and elsewhere continue. A new state law seeks to get rid of it

Black residents made up about 3,700 of the county’s voting-age population in 1957, though only a handful of families — three in Santa Rosa, one in Petaluma and one in Healdsburg — owned homes in Sonoma County, according to The report. The report included specific instances of housing discrimination, including …

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Stillwater parents demand books be removed from school libraries

Several parents at Stillwater Public School are demanding that the district ban certain books from school libraries. They said some had very explicit sexual material. Parents voiced their concerns at a recent school board meeting. Parents approached the podium with a list of novels. A few books they want out …

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Management consultant, Kalpesh Ashar updates his 3 finance books with new chapters, practical examples and case studies

Finance Self-Study Guides Kalpesh Ashar Logo of Vibrant Publishers, a book with rays of light unfolding inside New chapters on international finance, client profitability and the accounting cycle are added to give readers the essential knowledge they need BROOMFIELD, CO, USA, Aug. 17, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ — Kalpesh Ashar releases the …

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Account books to be kept to claim the exemption

By Rasheela Basher – On August 15, 2022 12:51 With the aim of tightening the rules applicable to trusts and combating tax evasion, the Central Commission for Direct Taxation (CBDT) has notified a list of documents to obtain the list of documents to benefit from the tax exemption on income. …

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Taliban fighters swap weapons for books as hundreds return to school

Published on: 08/13/2022 – 03:58 Kabul (AFP) – Gul Agha Jalali used to spend his nights planting bombs, hoping to target an Afghan government soldier or, even better, a foreign military. These days, the 23-year-old Taliban member is studying English and has enrolled in a computer class in the capital, …

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8 Great Teachers’ Books to Help Educators Back to School

It’s complicated to get the teachers’ notebooks out before September. Teacher burnout has never been higher than in recent pandemic-blurred years, and all educators who haven’t fully left are clinging to the ledge with broken fingernails. Eight to ten week summer vacation seems like the perfect time to catch your …

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The 24 best books written by American presidents

Design by Michael Stillwell There have been many great biographies of American presidents over the years, but what about the books written by the commanders-in-chief themselves? Now, political memoirs are an essential part of any presidential campaign (i.e. memoirs of President Barack Obama The Audacity of Hope: Thoughts on Reclaiming …

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#WordinBlack: Here’s why black kids need black books

By Maya Potiger, word in black While browsing the gift shop at the National Museum of African American History and Culture, librarian Kathy Lester saw a young black girl grab a book and run to her parents. Handing it to them, the girl told them that she had read it …

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25 Happy Chinese New Year Books for Kids

If you’re looking for a mix of meaningful, adventurous, and educational storytelling, then you’ve definitely come to the right place. Below are 25 tales centered around the Chinese New Year. These describe the rich traditions, sacred beliefs and fun times enjoyed by families celebrating this time in the calendar. 1. …

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Personal Finance Books I Recommend | by Nate Meharg | Jul 2022

I did not move towards financial independence alone, and I did so with the help of many people, some from a distance, through books. Below are some personal finance books that have helped me along the way. Photo by Ed Robertson on Unsplash I like this book because of its …

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Liftoff as planetarium delivers free science books to libraries – Armagh I

Pictured, left to right, are Helen McLoughlin, AOP, Cathy Donnelly, Libraries NI, and Ria Mee, AOP. Two hundred copies of a new science book from Armagh Observatory & Planetarium (AOP) have been distributed to all libraries in Northern Ireland. The Great Book of Experiences and Brilliant Ideas was designed and …

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The bookseller – News – Itchy Coo celebrates 20 years of Scottish-language books

Children’s publisher Itchy Coo, part of Black & White Publishing, is celebrating 20 years of publishing books in Scots. He will return to the Edinburgh International Book Festival, where the imprint was first launched in 2002, next month. The celebrations, led by actress and translator Elaine C Smith, will include …

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Board approves policy to determine which books are appropriate for Utah school libraries

After months of deliberations around a policy to determine which book titles are or are not appropriate for school libraries, the Utah State Board of Education voted on Tuesday to approve a policy to library equipment pattern. (Kristin Murphy, Deseret News) Estimated reading time: 7-8 minutes SALT LAKE CITY – …

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EPCC gets a truckload of books, literally, to promote more reading

EL PASO, TX (KTSM) — Through a partnership with the Molina Foundation, El Paso Community College received a literal load of books last spring, a total of 30,437 new books, which the EPCC says will be distributed to families in El Paso County. Lorely Ambriz, chief librarian of the EPCC’s …

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No shortage of NCERT textbooks, over 4 crore books distributed for 2022-23 academic session: Ministry of Education

In a written response to a question, Union Minister of State for Education Annapurna Devi provided the information. The Indian Postal Service delivers textbooks ordered online to customers at their doorsteps. In a written response to a question, Union Minister of State for Education Annapurna Devi provided the information. The …

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Reviews | Paul Olson: Have you read any good books lately?

Paul Olson At a time when there is much lament about social and political divisions in America, consider how books and libraries give us the opportunity to connect with others and be more in touch with diversity. cultures and opinions in our country and in the world. A good friend …

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Patancheru MLA to distribute exercise books to 33,000 students in government schools

Posted: Date Posted – 17:01, Sun – 17 Jul 22 Sangareddy: Every June, parents worried about school fees, school books and notebooks for which parents will have to spend thousands of rupees. Taking into account the difficulties of these parents, the MP for Patancheru Gudem Mahipal Reddy decided to distribute …

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The New School’s Spring 2022 semester in the books

Faculty authors have confronted a number of pressing social and cultural issues in several compelling and critically acclaimed books… July 14, 2022 The New School’s Spring 2022 semester in the books Faculty authors have grappled with a number of pressing social and cultural issues in several books published this semester …

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Tech leader tasks students with building careers in tech, donates books | The Guardian Nigeria News

Early exposure of students, starting in kindergarten, to computer science education would stimulate their interest in technology adoption. This was the view of a tech enthusiast, Ms. Opeoluwa Okosun, when she conducted her tech talk campaign at Victory Home School, Ikeja. Okosun, a licensed referee, certified ISO auditor and COBIT …

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JEE mattress toppers vouch for NCERT books

Hyderabad: Senior officials at IIT Mains of the State have advised EJ candidates to practice “exam management” and read NCERT manuals carefully in order to pass one of the toughest exams most difficult in the country. Aniket Chattopadhyay, a student at Narayana Junior College, Mehdipatnam, who scored a 100 percentile …

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Military conscription is the last thing young adults need

Instead of allocating resources to implement national military conscription, the government can instead invest in sectors that improve productivity, especially education, which the vice president leads. Earlier this year, then-vice presidential candidate Sara Duterte – a colonel in the Philippine army – declared her intention to reintroduce compulsory military service …

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NHCSO investigated schools for ‘obscene and pornographic’ books, DA found no illegal content | WFAE 90.7

In May, the New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office (NHCSO) responded to complaints from parents by investigating nine books available at public school libraries in New Hanover County and turned them over to the district attorney’s office to see s they were breaking state law. According to a June 7 letter, …

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Builder’s money helps scavenger hunt organizer give away free books to children in Doncaster

The non-profit hunt, organized by Rachael’s Little Bookworms, received £1,000 from the Persimmon Homes Community Champions scheme to fund the reading venture. Organizer Rachael Carter said: “I’m buzzing with excitement and so grateful to Persimmon Homes. “I organized a little scavenger hunt around Doncaster earlier this year to celebrate World …

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DOST immortalizes hard work in 5 ‘legacy’ books

“Pamanang Handog in Bayan [Legacy as Gift to the People].” This theme aptly described the five books, the latest in the Department of Science and Technology’s (DOST) “Science for the People” book series that was launched at a hotel in Quezon City on June 14. Science Secretary Fortunato T. de …

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New Books Laws Effective July 1 in TN – WYSH AM 1380

July, 1stst means a host of new laws will come into effect in Tennessee. Here is an overview of some of them. Local school systems must now post the curriculum and changes to the curriculum at the start of each semester. School districts will need to practice for remote learning …

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Summer holidays are coming to an end, but the wait for books from Ambala government school students continues: The Tribune India

Tribune press service British Sharma Ambala, June 28 Summer vacation is about to end, but the wait for textbooks for students in grades I through VIII studying in the district’s public schools is still on. In Ambala, more than 57,800 students are enrolled in classes I to VIII. …

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Launch of books on Prime Minister Narendra Modi; UC chancellor calls him an illustrious leader

Prime Minister Narendra Modi encouraged all of India to dream big and showed the world that dreams can be achieved if pursued with determination and perseverance, said Taranjit Singh Sandhu, India’s Ambassador to the United States, at the international launch of two books on the Prime Minister. Narendra Modi at …

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Burned and banished: Can the book-destroying ritual kill thoughts or ideas?

“Powerful words cannot be distinguished,” says a remark in the video from veteran author Margaret Atwood, who, in conjunction with Penguin Random House, announced an “unengravable” edition of her most famous work, The Handmaid’s. Tale. This edition was not just intended as a scorching act to signify censorship against the …

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Bilingual Books and TED Talks: Madison Educators Receive ‘Innovation in Teaching’ Awards | Madison Eagle News

MADISON- The Board of Education recognized four Madison Public School teachers for exceeding their students’ expectations during the past school year. The winners attended and convened a board meeting on Tuesday, June 21 for the presentation of the third annual Teaching Innovation Awards, a recognition first established in 2020 to …

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Cooking the Books: A History of Copyright Theft

Karina Urbach grew up with two versions of a best-selling cookbook in her home. One had the author listed as her paternal grandmother, Alice Urbach, whom she knew was a great cook, and the other a man called Rudolf Rösch. But the cookbooks were virtually identical – except, mainly, for …

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8 books to read to celebrate Juneteenth

Juneteenth, June 19 (marked this year as a day off for many on June 20), celebrates the day enslaved people in Texas finally learned they had been freed more than two years after signing the Proclamation of emancipation, and serves as a more general celebration of Black resilience, accomplishment, and …

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Banning books won’t censor thoughts and ideas

“How wonderful that no one has to wait a single moment before they start making the world a better place.” These are the uplifting words of a young Jewish teenager, Anne Frank, who you might remember from school if you were lucky enough to be in a school district that …

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Top 5 New Crypto Books to Read in 2022

Source: Adobe Stock / motizova While podcasts seem to have become the most popular medium for educational content in the cryptocurrency space, crypto books are still a great way to learn about Bitcoin (BTC), Ethereum (ETH), digital assets and other cryptographic technologies. Read on for a list of five recently …

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Books for friends

Kaitlynn and Earnest practiced tying with a creatively woven shoelace on a page. Other colored or traced letters and numbers. The afternoon of sharing included recreation, reading books, snacking and making friendship bracelets. Brixner student council counselor Kjaersti Roberts started the Brixner-Peterson Reading Buddies Project 13 years ago to connect …

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George Lamming obituary | Books

The six novels and collections of essays by George Lamming, who died at the age of 94, did much to shape Caribbean literary culture. He also contributed as an educator and intellectual activist, mentoring a host of young writers and scholars in the Caribbean and beyond. Intensely aware of the …

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Preserving the Truth: Historic Books, Documents at Risk as the Marcos Family Returns to Power

By Anthony Esguerra As the late dictator’s son Ferdinand Marcos Sr., infamous for his massive corruption and human rights abuses, regains control of the Philippines, historians, scholars, book publishers and authors have vowed to “protect the truth”. When 31 million Filipinos elected Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. as president in the …

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‘The Walls around Opportunity’ examines barriers to higher education | Books

BOOK REVIEW “The Walls Around Opportunity: The Failure of the Colorblind Policy for Higher Education” by Gary Orfield. Princeton University Press. 365 pages, $29.95. In the 21st century, a college degree makes a huge difference in jobs, health, wealth, political and civic engagement. Nevertheless, recalls Gary Orfield, there is a …

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BUSHNELL ON THE BOOKS: ‘Silence’ and ‘Woodsqueer’

SILENCE: A NOVEL by William Charpentier; Islandport Press, 2021; 280 pages, $17.95; ISBN 978-1-944762-88-9. SILENCE: A NOVEL Nick Colonna is a tortured soul, an Iraq War veteran seriously injured when an IED blew up his army vehicle and killed his two best friends. Freed and back in Maine, Nick is …

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Sora Reading App Used to Access Over 100 Million eBooks and Audiobooks Worldwide

While the pandemic has led people to take up reading in droves in most parts of the world, one segment where this trend appears to have taken on a new proportion is the education sector. Many more students and teachers have embraced digital means of education than ever before. This …

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5 Books Bill Gates Recommends for Summer – GeekWire

(Gates Ventures Photo) While compiling books for his annual summer recommendations, Bill Gates realized that the topics on his list weren’t “things to read on the beach” at all. At the top of this list is “How the World Really Works” by Vaclav Smil, Gates’ favorite author. The book focuses …

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Cody High School Library keeps controversial books

After a brief but important hearing, the Park County School District No. 6 Educational Resources Complaints Committee decided whether to keep or remove two books available in the Cody High School library. Nearly 50 people attended the first of two hearings regarding two books currently available at the Cody High …

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RMS Wins State Book Battle | Local

In a storybook-like ending, Riverside Middle School’s Battle of the Books team won the state championship on Friday, May 6. They first competed in Districts, which was in South Creek, then qualified for Regionals in Edenton. Media coordinator and coach Sheila Robertson, said the state finals were to be held …

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Math books scandalize China with ‘ugly, sexually suggestive and pro-American’ images

The drawings, found in a series of math textbooks used by Chinese primary schools for nearly a decade, are controversial for a variety of reasons. Some Chinese netizens criticized the photos of children with small droopy, wide eyes and large foreheads as ugly, offensive and racist. Others have been outraged …

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Children’s Day 2022: itel donates libraries, school books and other educational items to students in Lagos

August’s “Stars of Tomorrow” themed event had superstar and itel brand ambassador, Olamide, waiting; a decision that further strengthened the itel brand as a brand for everyone. The brand that produces smartphones, accessories, TVs and other devices is known for its Love Always On CSR initiative through which it reaches …

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can you kill celebrity children’s books?

Last year, a global agreement was reached to reduce deforestation and methane emissions. Does this mean the end, finally, of children’s books that chew trees, are obsessed with flatulence and written by celebrities?DF, East Kurrajong, NSW Credit:Getty Images A: As a non-famous children’s book author, I too am appalled by …

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Unit 305 Bear Den collects books, pro boxers give advice to future champions | Journal entries

Salvation Army NJ Lists ‘Star Search’ Contest Winners More than 200 elementary through high school youth involved in the Salvation Army’s NJ Corps music and creative arts programs recently participated in the “Star Search” music and creative arts talent contest. The program began in the 1990s to encourage the development …

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Efforts to Censor or Ban Extremely Rare Books in Fargo Public Schools | The mighty 790 KFGO

FARGO (KFGO) – A recent study by PEN America, a nonprofit organization dedicated to protecting free speech, found that censorship and book bans in public schools across the country have been on the rise. at a rapid pace this school year, and recent local reports have raised the specter of …

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‘Berenstain Bears’ tops list of America’s favorite childhood books

NEW YORK – A new study reveals that Americans are becoming nostalgic for the books of their youth. More than half of Americans (54%) say they return to their childhood by reading their favorite books when they were children, including 62% of people over 77. The best children’s books of …

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Shenandoah County Chamber Writing Group Meets to Discuss Books | Every day

The Shenandoah County Chamber of Commerce has a new group of writers in its ranks. The Shenandoah County WRITES group has five members: Mark Muse, Cara Achterberg, Elizabeth Cottrell, James Davison and Coe Sherrard. “It was my idea, I guess,” Sherrard said. When he published a book in January 2021 …

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Florida now warns publishers against ‘critical race theory’ in social studies books – Orlando Sentinel

TALLAHASSEE — Amid controversy over how it rejected math books, the Florida Department of Education is seeking proposals from textbook companies to provide social studies materials while again clarifying that his definition of “critical race theory” should not be included. The department is accepting bids from companies through June 10 …

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Daughters of the American Revolution organize fundraiser to buy books for local schools

THE WOODLANDS, TX – The Spring Creek Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution in the Woods recently hosted a Bunco fundraiser night to purchase fifteen copies of Miss Lady Bird Wildflowers by Kathi Appelt to donate to schools in The Woodlands. Bunco Night a great success for the …

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Student protesters threatened, as new library book censorship policy looms, in Central Bucks School District

More censorship on the horizon, but rooted in politics A new district-wide policy for library book selection was officially released on Tuesday, April 10. The policy would allow the school board to decide which books are placed in all district libraries and allow the board to remove books already in …

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Four Personal Finance Books That Experts Favorite

If you want to learn more about personal finance or money, there are hundreds of documents available online that cover these topics in detail. And each claims to be better than the other. Much of this content espouses the virtues of personal money management and how wise and smart people …

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The Books of Egu LLC Publishes The Forerunners Gospel Trilogy

Interactive learning solution providers, The Books of Egu LLC., announces the release of The Forerunners Gospel, a trilogy of faith-based mobile video games and visual novels The team at The Books of Egu LLC recently added to their plethora of amazing resources designed to help make learning fun, with the …

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More books for all – Daily Ardmoreite

Special at Armoreite OKLAHOMA CITY — State Superintendent of Public Instruction Joy Hofmeister announced Tuesday that the Oklahoma State Department of Education (OSDE) is investing $2.5 million in federal relief funds pandemic to expand Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library to all 77 counties in Oklahoma. OSDE will provide a 1:1 match …

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Nampa School Board removes 24 books from district shelves

NAMPA, Idaho — Two dozen books are being removed from Nampa School District libraries following a vote Monday by administrators to ban the titles — forever. At a regular school board meeting on Monday night, Nampa trustees approved the 24-pound withdrawal in a 3-2 vote. Directors Mandy Simpson and Brook …

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The Power of Image: How Early French Humanists Harnessed Imagery in Books

LAWRENCE – Fits around 15 artworkandilluminated manuscripts of the last century, Anne Hedeman includes 183 color illustrations in her new book. The stunning art serves to exemplify the author’s groundbreaking scholarship, which details the power these images once had in proposing a humanistic worldview – as opposed to strictly religious …

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Impossible to force parents to buy expensive books and change uniforms: the Delhi government warns private schools. See the details

The Delhi government on Thursday warned private schools of strict measures if they forced parents to buy expensive educational materials and uniforms from it or any specific supplier, according to the news agency. PTI report. Schools have also been told not to alter the color, design or any other specification …

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These books are the mother load

Books for Mother’s Day circa 2022, various publishers $17.95 to $28, various page counts A small handful of flowers is sweet. A package wrapped in an entire roll of duct tape comes from the heart, you know. Likewise, when dad helps his child to buy chocolate, it is greatly appreciated. …

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Sale of ‘pirated’ NCERT books unchecked in Faridkot: The Tribune India

Tribune press service Faridkot, May 2 “Pirated” copies of National Council for Educational Research and Training (NCERT) grades IX, X and XII textbooks are said to be sold on the market. Although no trader is allowed to sell an NCERT textbook above the actual printed price, re-sewn or …

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The community comes out for annual books, covers and family fun

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WTOC) — It was a fun and educational day Saturday in Daffin Park as the Savannah-Chatham County Public School System held its Books, Blankets, and Family Fun event. This is the third year that the school system has invited all district families to the park to enjoy the …

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The Reading Room: 7 Dalit Voices on Books They Want People to Read More to Understand India’s Caste History and Politics

Recommendation: The Politics of Untouchability: Social Mobility and Social Change in a City of India by Owen Lynch (Columbia University Press, 1969) The Politics of Untouchability: Social Mobility and Social Change in a City in India by Owen Lynch (Source: Amazon.in) Why? This is a well-researched book that evolved through …

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Bills banning books, transgender sports and race signed by Kemp

CUMMING, GA — Georgia Governor Brian Kemp on Thursday signed a package of education bills into the Forsyth County Center for the Arts and Learning, many of which targeted burning conservative issues such as the teaching issues of racial division, transgender participation in sports, and permitted content in school libraries. …

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Kenyans line up to sign Kibaki’s condolence books

Hundreds of people in different parts of the country lined up to sign the late former President Emilio Stanley Mwai Kibaki’s condolence book after his passing on April 21, 2022. Books of condolences placed in Parliament buildings, the Supreme Court of Kenya, all government offices, the headquarters of the Board …

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“All Knowing Yet Powerless”: 4 Books About Lingering Ghosts

In the emotionally complex beginnings of Chantal V. Johnson, POST-TRAUMATIC (312 p., Little, Brown, $28), Vivian, the 30-year-old daughter of a black father and a Puerto Rican mother, works as a juvenile state attorney at a public psychiatric ward in New York. A survivor of childhood sexual abuse, Vivian has …

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The School That Escaped the Nazis by Deborah Cadbury – review | history books

In May 1926, Anna Essinger opened a progressive mixed boarding school in Ulm, Germany. When Hitler came to power in 1933, she realized that the new regime was opposed to everything she stood for and, writes Deborah Cadbury, “decided to move her entire establishment, lock, stock and barrel, out of …

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NGO donates thousands of notebooks and school bags to support Kogi government’s school adoption program

By Stephen Adeleye. A non-governmental organization (NGO) in the education sector in Kogi State has started the donation of thousands of notebooks and school bags to the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology, which will be distributed to schools of State. Speaking during the delivery of materials to his office …

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Dolly Khanna posts profits in this multibagger fashion stock in the fourth quarter

Dolly Khanna Portfolio: The Chennai-based investor made a lot of shuffles in his portfolio during the March 2022 quarter which recently ended. The renowned investor entered 6 new stocks in Q4FY22 and took a partial profit in 6 portfolio stocks. However, the market magnet dropped the surprise for Dalal Street …

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10 best how to draw books for kids

This article may contain affiliate links. If you make a purchase, My Modern Met may earn an affiliate commission. Please read our disclosure for more information. Learning to draw is a lifelong journey that can begin at any age. If you’re a kid, however, it’s important to learn essential drawing …

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Some NJ Schools Besieged By Those Trying To Get Race, LGBTQ+ Books Pulled From Shelves

Editor’s Note: Opinions expressed by Elissa Malespina and Martha Hickson, who both spoke to NJ Advance Media for this article, are their own. They were not speaking on behalf of their respective school districts or as educators. There is a movement across New Jersey to ban books from school libraries. …

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French economist Piketty writes a brief history of equality

The French economist Thomas Piketty offers a comparative history of inequalities between social classes in human societies in his new book as he looks at the great movements that have shaped the modern world for better and for worse: the growth of capitalism, revolutions, imperialism, slaverywars and the construction of …

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More votes | Books | Weekly styling

When The New York Times set out to survey the number of current authors who are people of color, there was no data to be found. So they created a list of English fiction books published by the five major publishing houses between 1950 and 2018 and three research assistants …

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Amazon, Books and a Blanket Partner for “Reading Day” at Forest Ridge Elementary

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (KBTX) — The Forest Ridge Elementary Head Start class held its annual “Reading Day” on Tuesday. Books and a Blanket, a local nonprofit that promotes literacy, has sponsored the event for years, but this year Amazon reached out to increase the number of books donated to students. …

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Idina Menzel and John Lithgow talk children’s books for National Library Week – The Hollywood Reporter

Libraries and the connection they provide through their vast print and multimedia collections, technology services, programming and courses exist far beyond the confines of National Library Week. But the American Library Association’s 2022 event, which runs April 3-9, is a particularly timely celebration of these spaces as centers of culture, …

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Banned on books, curriculum can’t erase us

During a recent visit to the Cincinnati Art Museum, a portrait of world-renowned artist Kehinde Wiley captivated me. In his piece, “Portrait of Andries Stilte II,” Wiley depicted a young black man in an oversized white t-shirt and baggy jeans, a dress method I saw regularly in my own downtown …

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16 highly anticipated new books coming out this week. ‹ Literary Center

April 5, 2022, 4:55 a.m. It’s a BIG WEEK, folks! New titles from Emily St. John Mandel, Douglas Stuart, Jennifer Egan, Ocean Vuong, Samantha Hunt and more hit shelves today. Prepare your minds, your hearts and your wallets. * Emily St. John Mandel, sea ​​of ​​tranquility(Knopf) “In sea ​​of ​​tranquility, …

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New books | The Story of Walter Rodney: New Setting

This is a series of slightly edited excerpts from A Revolutionary for Our Time: The Story of Walter Rodney (Haymarket Books, 2022) by Leo Zeilig. The life of Walter Rodney contains so many lessons and presents us with such valuable teachings. Throughout his life, from his beginnings in activism, …

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Scramble for books listed by private schools in Chandigarh : The Tribune India

Tribune press service Naina Mishra Chandigarh, April 2 As the new academic session is about to start, buying new books for their children is nothing short of an ordeal for parents in Chandigarh. At 9pm, when the bustle usually sets in at the city’s markets, the Manchanda Bookstore …

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Columbia School Board Candidates Discuss Race and Banned Books

State Rep. Chuck Basye, R-Rocheport, has made it his mission to find evidence of critical race theory in Columbia public schools. The four school board candidates were asked what CPS students should learn about the roles of race, racial discrimination and slavery in shaping our country. They also addressed the …

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The best retirement planning books to buy in 2022

A man reads a book about planning for retirement. SmartAsset has put together a roundup of the best retirement planning books to read in 2022. We live in the golden age of information. The proliferation of smartphones and WiFi means that the answer to any financial question seems to be …

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Tallinn bookstore wins LBF Bookstore of the Year 2022 award

March 28, 2022 @booksandpublishing The London Book Fair (LBF) has announced the winners of its annual International Excellence Awards. The winners in each category, chosen from the shortlists announced earlier this month, are: Bookstore of the year Rahva Raamat Viru store (Estonia) Library of the year “Fran Galovic” public library …

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US libraries protest growing attack on book censorship

In the face of unprecedented attempts by the right to censor and remove literary, historical and scientific works from schools and libraries on the pretext that they are “harmful” in the United States. Librarians and their allies are now the leaders of the opposition. Number of requests to censor or …

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17 new non-fiction books to read this season

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15 of the best we can’t stop talking about

There’s nothing more satisfying than starting a new book. Cracking the spine for the first time, feeling the texture of its cover in your hands, engulfed in the scent of a new book ready to read. It can be a ritual act or a way to relax, something you do …

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Six Black History Books for Children and Teens

The future, present, and past are intertwined in this group of books about Black history, culture, and family—from today’s newborns to 15th-century teenagers. Andrea Davis Pinkneyauthor and Brian Pinkneyillustrator, presents exuberant and assertive games for babies and parents in Light brown baby: a treasure (Scholastic, 64 pages, $24.99, infant to …

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Central Bucks student says call for book ban is ‘outdated’

A book ban effort has been launched at the Central Bucks School District, calling for the removal of certain books due to certain moral and social principles that parents say have been shattered by the books we read. Some of my sister schools, like Pennridge, have already gone out of …

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After review, Bedford County schools will not remove disputed books from school libraries | Education

After reviewing 11 challenged books found in select school libraries in the Bedford County Public Schools system, BCPS administrators and book review committees have made the decision not to remove any of the challenged titles from school libraries. At the November school board meeting, some parents called for certain book …

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Stephenville Mi’kmaq Artist Releases New Series of Indigenous Coloring Books

STEPHENVILLE — Besides creating art, Marcus Gosse’s favorite thing in the world is creating learning resources. The Mi’kmaq artist from Stephenville has already created coloring books and level readers and has just released three more volumes of coloring books. “There is a great lack of resources within the Mi’kmaw culture,” …

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A roof over their books | News

Nick Cerroni, technical services librarian at the Shenango Valley Community Library, stores the books on shelves covered with tarps to protect them from leaks from Sharon’s library roof. TANNER MONDOK | Herald SHARON – A grant to the Shenango Valley Community Library will be used to renovate and improve the …

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A Million Books Matters: The Citywide Digital Library Success Story in New York City Schools

When schools closed, a new digital library created opportunities for students across New York City. The library is growing rapidly, with over 1.5 million cases to date. Melissa Jacobs (pictured) monitors an online ticker that tracks the circulation of digital securities like a day trader monitoring the stock market. “Today …

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Access unlimited knowledge with thousands of Insider School books

The Hill may be compensated and/or receive an affiliate commission if you purchase through our links. No matter what you think of the Internet, given its various potentially negative social effects, one thing is undeniable: it is a huge database of human knowledge. Not since the Library of Alexandria has …

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Books, High Schools and Roots – The Isle Of Thanet News

Matthew and Bryan Have you heard of World Book Day? It’s every March, and it’s a time to celebrate books (hence the obvious name). Bryan had various activities at school, including having to assimilate something about a fictional character in one of his favorite books. He chose a book by …

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These are the ten most viewed books of 2021

DENVER (KDVR) — Libraries are recovering from reduced activity from the COVID pandemic. Aurora Public Library saw a 6% increase in book checkouts, a 12% increase in library visits, and a 46% increase in new library cards in 2021. Library executives say they are now healthier in some parameters than …

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Book ban endangers educational power | Opinion

(Mari Chin/Daily Titan) Banning books in American schools is a stupid mistake. In particular, the prohibition of books with educational value weakens the American educational system. The continued push to censor important issues such as human sexuality, race, and political ideas runs counter to core American values. While protecting children …

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GC Garcia, Inc. to Host 2nd Annual Reading to Rescued Dogs Book and Pet Supplies Donation Campaign to Benefit Spread the Word Nevada and Heaven Can Wait Animal Society

(Las Vegas) – For support young students in their learning for read, as well as animals in our community who need forever homes, GC Garcia, Inc. is partnering with Spread the Word Nevada and Heaven Can Wait Animal Society to host the second annual Book Donation Campaign and “Reading to …

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As battles over banned books escalate across the country, Utah librarians are on the front lines

Editor’s Note • This story is only available to Salt Lake Tribune subscribers. Please support local journalism. Wanda Mae Huffaker wears a lapel pin with an image of a book and a megaphone, and the words “Speak Out! For banned books. Huffaker, who has been a librarian in the Salt …

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Tanghalang Pilipino presents Room-To-Read children’s books on virtual stage

Pipoy, Kwagie and Pipay are the narrators of TP’s multimedia children’s show “Tara, Peeps”. Screenshot of “Tara, Peeps”. Handout Since the beginning of December 2021, members of the Tanghalang Pilipino acting company have been busy performing in a weekly virtual children’s theater called “Tara, Peeps”. They directed eight episodes adapted …

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Free books available for children in Ohio

Reading aloud to children and giving them access to books is the best way to ensure they are ready for kindergarten. The Ohio Governor’s Imagination Library sends young children one book a month until their 5th birthday. The program is available to all Ohio children from birth to age 5, …

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Books, movies and more for €5

Berlin is a paradise for students. As a city rich in history, culture and art, Berlin has attracted many students from all over. This is what has transformed the centuries-old city into one of the most dynamic places in Europe, offering many student offers across the country. Today, it boasts …

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Ethan Crumbley reading Harry Potter books, has ‘pretty excessive’ funds in commissioner, says sheriff

Oakland County judge to decide if Ethan Crumbley will stay in jail An Oakland County judge will issue a ruling next week on whether Oakland County Jail or the Children’s Village is the best place for the alleged Oxford High School shooter. PONTIAC, Mich. (FOX 2) – For nearly three …

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