EdScoop: Education Department awards $42.5M grant to grow online library of accessible books

EdScoop: Education Department awards $42.5M grant to grow online library of accessible books. “Benetech, a Palo Alto-based nonprofit, received a five-year, $42.5 million award from the U.S. Department of Education to expand and improve availability of free, accessible books for qualified students through an online library. Bookshare — one of Benetech’s global literacy projects — provides personalized access to over 800,000 titles to students with visual and reading impairments and currently serves approximately 500,000 students across the United States.”

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