TITLE

Legislative Action Team supports advocacy efforts

PUB. DATE
October 2001
SOURCE
Reading Today;Oct/Nov2001, Vol. 19 Issue 2, p28
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses how the Legislative Action Team (LAT) of the International Reading Association (IRA) supports the advocacy efforts of the IRA on legislation affecting literacy education in the United States. Role of LAT in the advocacy efforts; Responsibilities of LAT members; Legislation being addressed by LAT as of October 2001.
ACCESSION #
5338620

 

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