Bookshare Receives Funding!

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Benetech's Bookshare is a free accessible online library for students with print disabilities. Bookshare is used in over 25,000 schools and school districts and has delivered over 11 million books to students. There are currently over 800,000 books available.

Benetech has a received a five-year award from the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs to expand and improve access to books for students with print disabilties. Benetek will also collaborate directly with publishers to ensure accessibility features are included in educational books.

For more details, read Benetech's announcement, Benetech Secures U.S. Department of Education Award to Enable All Students to Read.