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May 5, 2011

Laura Bush Announces Million-Dollar Grant to School Libraries at Jack Lowe Elementary

Former First Lady Laura Bush announced this morning that her foundation, which has provided more than $14 million in grants intended to fill school libraries with more and better books, is dispersing more than a million dollars to some 241 schools this year. Bush made the announcement at Jack Lowe Sr. Elementary School in front of 30 third-graders and educators, among them Dallas ISD Superintendent Michael Hinojosa and his Richardson counterpart, Kay Waggoner.

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January 22, 2010

Laura Bush Foundation Announces $1,071,000 in Grants To Gulf Coast School Libraries

New Orleans, LA – The Laura Bush Foundation for America’s Libraries announced today $1,071,000 in Gulf Coast School Library Recovery Initiative grants to twenty-four schools in Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas. These grants are in addition to the previous 101 grants in Louisiana, Mississippi, Florida and Texas since the first awards were made in May 2006.

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