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Sens. Reed and Cochran introduce school library bill

Last week, U.S. Senator Jack Reed (D-RI) joined Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman Thad Cochran (R-MS) in introducing the SKILLS Act (S.312). Key improvements to the program include expanding professional development to include digital literacy, reading and writing instruction across all grade levels; focusing on coordination and shared planning time between…

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Afterschool funding available through states

As discussed in previous District Dispatch entries, Congress passed in late December its massive $1.01 trillion CROmnibus bill providing FY15 funding for much of the federal government. With the return of the new Congress on January 6, the discussion on the FY16 budget begins anew and ALA will be fighting…

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