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Friday, February 26

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    programs strong. Students need your help in preserving the Improving Literacy for School Libraries grant which is being absorbed into other funding.
    What you can do:
    Join us for a National Week of Letter Writing February 22-26.
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Thursday, February 25

Wednesday, February 24

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    **AskArne@ed.gov**.
    Use this Sample Letter or tell your own story--how your libraries have impacted your school and the crucial need for funding for school libraries. (See more background information below)
    Once you've written it, add yourself to our map if you like.
    A summary of the problem:
    In the 2011 Federal Budget, the Improving Literacy for School Librariesgrant will no longer be available. The FY 2011 budget absorbs this grant program, along with a variety of others, into Effective Teaching and Learning for a Complete Education, an umbrella which does not specifically name or require the inclusion of libraries.
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Monday, February 22

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    library cuts needing attention
    What will be lost without the Improving Literacy grants:
    See the list of the 543 libraries the "Improving Literacy" grants have helped http://www2.ed.gov/programs/lsl/awards.html
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    Use this Sample Letter or tell your own story--how your libraries have impacted your school and the crucial need for funding for school libraries. (See more background information below)
    A summary of the problem:
    In the 2011 Federal Budget, the Improving Literacy for School Librariesgrant will no longer be available. The FY 2011 budget absorbs this grant program, along with a variety of others, into Effective Teaching and Learning for a Complete Education, an umbrella which does not specifically name or require the inclusion of libraries.
    AASL statement on budget
    (Joyce Valenza) Background information
    (Buffy Hamilton) More backgroundand letter explaining issue
    In the 2011 Federal Budget, the Improving Literacy for School Librariesgrant will no longer be available. The FY 2011 budget absorbs this grant program, along with a variety of others, into Effective Teaching and Learning for a Complete Education, an umbrella which does not specifically name or require the inclusion of libraries.Other library cuts
    What will be lost without the Improving Literacy grants:
    See the list of the 543 libraries the "Improving Literacy" grants have helped http://www2.ed.gov/programs/lsl/awards.html
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    for Libraries WeekWeek--Advocate for your students!
    Statement:
    Funding for school libraries and funding for other student literacy programs (like the National Writing Project) is being threatened both federally and in states across the country. In the 21st century information environment, our students deserve and need your help in keeping their library/information literacy programs strong.
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    Funding for school libraries and funding for other student literacy programs (like the National Writing Project) is being threatened both federally and in states across the country. In the 21st century information environment, our students deserve and need your help in keeping their library/information literacy programs strong.
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