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ALA Washington Office submits testimony to House Education Committee on libraries’ role in improving literacy

Contact: Jenni Terry Press Officer, ALA Washington Office For Immediate Release Washington, D.C. — Emily Sheketoff, executive director of the American Library Association’s (ALA) Washington Office, today filed testimony for the official record of the House Committee on Education and Labor’s Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary and Secondary Education’s hearing,…

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Technical Assistance for the Improving Literacy Through School Libraries Program

The U.S. Department of Education will sponsor three free technical assistance conference calls over the next three weeks for the FY 2009 Improving Literacy Through School Libraries program competition. Please e-mail Charlene Gatewood, or call her at (301) 306-1170 to register. You can find more information about the program here.…

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Department of Education Evaluation Highlights Success of Improving Literacy Through School Libraries Program

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Jenni Terry 202-628-8410 WASHINGTON, D.C. — The American Library Association (ALA) today hails the Second Evaluation of the Improving Literacy Through School Libraries (LSL) Program released by the U.S. Department of Education earlier this month, which indicated that students attending schools participating in LSL are performing…

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