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While You're At It...

You might want to take a minute to support Reading Is Fundamental, whose federal funding ($24.8 million) was cut last week along with other education programs like the National Writing Project and Teach for America.

From a statement by RIF president and CEO Carol H. Rasco:

RIF programs are in schools, community centers, hospitals, military bases, and other locations that serve children from low-income families, children with disabilities, homeless children, and children without adequate access to libraries. For 44 years, RIF has provided millions of children the opportunity to choose free and high-quality books to read and keep for themselves. The seeds of inspiration in these books have motivated children to follow their dreams and achieve their full potential.

Please consider joining their campaigns, donating, or reaching out to your Senators before this budget is finalized.

Click here for more information on educational programs facing cuts.