November 21, 2017

The Advocate's Toolbox

DeVos Confirmed as Education Secretary; Librarians React

The embattled school choice proponent squeaked out a victory in the Senate confirmation vote, to the consternation of many in the education community.

Libraries Join National Initiative To Transform Public Housing into Book-Rich Environments

The Book-Rich Environment Initiative will serve children living in HUD-assisted housing—and encourage families to use local libraries. The U.S. DOE and the National Book Foundation are among the new project’s partners.