Advocacy groups press for equal footing for sciences, arts and the social sciences.
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June 24, 2011
June 01, 2011
The 84th annual Scripps National Spelling Bee is taking place just outside Washington this week.
May 11, 2011
U.S. Senator Patty Murray reintroduces a comprehensive literacy bill.
May 11, 2011
The White House hosts a poetry workshop and reading.
May 02, 2011
An Alabama teen wins a national poetry recitation contest.
April 29, 2011
One high school student will be crowned poetry champion tonight, in an annual event sponsored by the National Endowment for the Arts and the Poetry Foundation.
April 20, 2011
A high school improvement group pushes for federal law to incorporate a comprehensive approach to literacy instruction.
March 14, 2011
The announcement comes as most federal aid for literacy at the Education Department was wiped out as part of a stopgap spending measure.
March 07, 2011
A plan introduced by Senate Democrats would restore $200 million for the federal Striving Readers Comprehensive Literacy program.
March 02, 2011
The spending plan would prevent a government shutdown, but also eliminate federal funding for Striving Readers, Even Start, and Reading Is Fundamental, among other education programs.