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December 19, 2014

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Follett Challenge: Don’t miss this opportunity!

Follett Challenge: Don’t miss this opportunity!

The upcoming holidays are an ideal time for you to work on your Follett Challenge entry. But get moving. The deadline for the fourth event is January 9th! I know you are doing inspiring, innovative work in your libraries.  Why not go for a share of the $200,000 in products and services Follett will generously […]

Follett Challenge: Why Not You? | Sponsored

John Lodle, Teacher, Belleville West High School

“One of the greatest benefits of the Challenge was the opportunity it provided to share our reading initiative with other schools.” John Lodle, Belleville West High School

Follett Challenge: Winning Stories | Sponsored

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So often, the stories you hear about education are riddled with news about funding crises, achievement gaps, and failing schools. But those are the stories that make the news. And those are the stories Follett Challenge—a contest that rewards innovation in K-12 teaching and learning— is trying to change. The folks at Follett are looking for more stories. We know there are so many more stories just waiting to be uncovered in our future winning districts. So don’t be afraid to share yours.

Illinois High School Scores the Follett Challenge Grand Prize

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Illiinois’ Belleville West High School has been named the grand prize winner of $65,000 total in Follett products and services in the third annual Follett Challenge, a competition to identify, reward, and promote the most innovative teaching and learning program, for its Community of Readers program.

Follett Challenge Seeks Innovative Schools; $200,000 in Prizes Available

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The 2013–2014 Follett Challenge has begun! A total of 15 schools that best demonstrate innovative approaches to 21st century learning will be selected to earn $200,000 in Follett products and services.

Take the Follett Challenge; Future of Libraries Center; Día Mini-Grants | News Bites

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Enter the Follett Challenge for a chance to receive up to $60,000. The American Library Association received a grant to establish a Center for the Future of Libraries. Apply for a Día Family Book Club Mini-Grant.

A new Follett Challenge & a couple of inspiring stories

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I’ve come to the conclusion that there are probably a thousand different ways to do library great. Sure there are handbooks on how to put together a traditional library program–how to create a budget, weed a collection, host an author event, collaborate with teachers. But no textbook shows you what it looks like when the […]

Enter the Follett Challenge; Win $200K in Follett Goods

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The Follett Challenge is back—but this year the prize money has doubled and the pool of eligible applicants has expanded from just media specialists to all K-12 educators who best align their curriculum to teach 21st century critical thinking skills.