IDA pushes LEARN act

Jones, Sherico
June 2011
Chicago Citizen - Chatham Southeast Edition;6/1/2011, Vol. 46 Issue 10, p3
The article focuses on the International Dyslexia Association's (IDA) call for the U.S. Congress to pass the Literary Education for all, Results for the nation (LEARN) act allowing the use of the federal literacy funds for Multi-tier System of Supports (MTSS).


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