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Module 3. Literature and the Collection

The Reading Bill of Rights includes eight “beliefs” that affirm every child’s right to read and what that means in the 21st century… from access to books and great stories, to the ability to analyze, interpret and understand information in the digital age. 1,124 more words

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Hindu Right proceeds with rewriting Indian textbooks

You cannot blame Bhavana Vaja, 12, for telling you that the first aeroplane was invented during the mythical Dvapara Yuga, when the Hindu God Ram flew from Sri Lanka to Ayodhya in India with his wife Sita and brother Laxman in a Pushpaka Vimana – a swan­-shaped chariot of flowers.

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Dav Pilkey Talks About Intellectual Freedom

In a two-minute video [scroll to the right, through the ‘Author Updates,’ to the last video], Dav Pilkey talks about some people’s objections to… 31 more words