Ask Your Senator to Cosponsor S. 2740, the LEARN Act
Senator Patty Murray (WA) has introduced the LEARN Act
along with cosponsors Sherrod Brown (OH) and AL Franken (MN). This legislation--S. 2740, Literacy Education for All, Results for the Nation--is a comprehensive, pre- K--grade 12 bill that features writing and reading and offers alignment from early childhood across all grade levels with support for state literacy plans and money to districts for their self-defined needs.
Declaring October 20, 2009, the National Day on Writing!
On October 8, the U.S. Senate passed a resolution
declaring October 20 the National Day on Writing
. NCTE members sent more than 400 letters to their Senators asking them to support this resolution.
Mark your calendar now for the 2010 Advocacy Day:
Thursday, April 22, 2010