9.29.2011

"Sit Down to Read, Stand up for Children"


What are you doing on October 6? How does breaking a world reading record while raising awareness about America’s achievement gap sound?
Join Finn and I as we participate in Jumpstart’s Read for the Record® presented in partnership with Pearson Foundation. Its a national campaign that mobilizes adults and children to close the early education achievement gap by setting a reading world record.Thanks to Mom Congress, I received a copy of Llama Llama Red Pajama and as you can see it was quickly aquired by the youngest in my home

This annual campaign allows Americans to demand that all children receive the quality early education they deserve. On October 6, 2011, more than 2 million voices will call for an end to America’s early education achievement gap by readingLlama Llama Red Pajama by Anna Dewdney – setting a world record in the process!
Get involved at www.readfortherecord.org to help Jumpstart close the early education achievement gap:
1. Pledge to Read: Submit your official pledge and help us reach more than 2.1 MILLION children.
2. Spread the Word: Use our simple tools to educate your friends and family about America’s early education achievement gap and invite them to read.
For more information visit www.readfortherecord.org
About Jumpstart’s Read for the Record:
Jumpstart’s Read for the Record® is a national campaign that mobilizes adults and children to close the early education achievement gap by setting a reading world record. This annual campaign allows Americans to demand that all children receive the quality early education they deserve. On October 6, 2011, more than 2 million voices will call for an end to America’s early education achievement gap by reading Llama Llama Red Pajama by Anna Dewdney – setting a world record in the process!  Get involved by pledging to read on October 6 and spreading the word to your friends and family. For more information and to get involved, visit www.readfortherecord.org!

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