Ballard Wins Bush Grant
Ballard Elementary School has been chosen to receive a library grant from the Laura Bush Foundation for America’s Libraries. The grant is awarded to schools to extend, update and diversify the book and print collections in their libraries and encourage students to develop a love for reading and learning. The grant, up to $7,000, can only be used to purchase books or magazines for the school. More than $831,000 in grants is being distributed to 130 school libraries, from 30 states this year, from the Laura Bush Foundation for America’s Libraries.