ERIC Number: ED428385
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: N/A
Read*Write*Now!: What You Can Do.
Department of Education, Washington, DC.
Developed for the America Reads Challenge Read*Write*Now! program, this tip sheet presents ideas and suggestions for strengthening efforts to help improve children's reading through community reading programs designed to keep children reading during the summer and after school. The tip sheet discusses building partnerships, recruiting volunteers, preparing and organizing resources, promoting reading through the America Reads Challenge and Read*Write*Now!; and evaluating the organization's involvement. It also discusses facts about kids and reading, and tips for learning partners. It includes a sample press release and sample radio public service announcements. The tip sheet concludes with a list of resources (and contact information) available from the United States Department of Education, from the American Library Association, and from Reading Is Fundamental, Inc. (RS)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Department of Education, Washington, DC.