Soleng Tom Elementary School was given $1,000 from the Tucson East Elks Lodge #2532 to boost their reading program.

The elks lodge wants to help the Raz-kids program, which is an online guided reading program that features interactive books.

Education notes are compiled by Star reporter Yoohyun Jung. Contact Yoohyun at 573-4243 or yjung@tucson.com