Museums and libraries support formal education from early elementary through the highest levels of research and scholarship.
Partnership: National Student Poets Program
The President’s Committee on the Arts and the Humanities and IMLS are partnering with the nonprofit Alliance for Young Artists & Writers on the National Student Poets Program, the country’s highest honor for youth poets whose original work exhibits exceptional creativity, dedication to craft, and promise.
Search the Awarded Grants database for grants to programs that strengthen education support (issue areas have only been assigned to grants awarded since FY 2009)
Education support content on the IMLS Web site:
May 26, 2015 10:47 AM
The National Medal for Museum and Library Service shines a national spotlight on the many ways libraries and museums make a difference in the lives of children, families, and communities across the country. Stories from winning institutions resonate with IMLS efforts to help institutions provide services to immigrant communities.
May 14, 2015 08:30 AM
The Library of Virginia is studying how children and teens use reading programs. A May 19 webinar will explore some of the findings.
May 1, 2015 02:01 PM
Yesterday, the President traveled to the Anacostia Neighborhood Library in Washington, D.C., to announce new partnerships to expand access to free e-books for America’s students and to ensure every student has easy access to their local library and the wealth of knowledge and resources it can provide.
April 30, 2015 03:02 PM
The Calhoun County Library worked with Newberry Award-winning author Kwame Alexander to provide students from local schools the chance to write and publish their own poetry.
April 24, 2015 10:32 AM
From the White House to Buffalo, NY, the 2014 National Student Poets have been engaging communities with the gift of poetry.