Short Avenue Elementary wins $10,000 library makeover as winner of Summer Reading Challenge

Short Avenue Elementary wins $10,000 library makeover as winner of Summer Reading Challenge

Standing on its end, the ceremonial check for $10,000 made out to Short Avenue Elementary School stands as tall as 5-year-old Luna Vargas. Thanks to the outsize accomplishment by the pint-size youngster – who with her parents read more than 100 minutes a week as part...
Book donations build literacy, inspire imaginations in Local District East

Book donations build literacy, inspire imaginations in Local District East

Books, books and more books recently found their way to two schools in Local District East, where students, families, educators and public officials celebrated the joy and opportunities offered by reading. Los Angeles-based accounting firm KMPG donated 10,000 books...