Archive for July, 2014

Dr. Louisa Moats

I thought you might like to view a recent interview of Dr. Louisa Moats by the International Dyslexia Association’s Historical Archives Committee. Dr. Moats is the keynote speaker for the 19th Annual State Dyslexia Summer Institute on July 30, 2014. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZVRLTTtOpBc&feature=youtu.be

President Barack Obama signed the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act.

On July 22, 2014, President Barack Obama signed into law the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act. The legislation, which updates the Workforce Investment Act, overdue for reauthorization for more than a decade, received overwhelming bipartisan support from both houses of Congress.  On July 9th, the House  approved the bill by a vote of 415 to […]

fREADom!

Since it is July—the month of fireworks and freedom celebrations—I thought it would be a good time to also celebrate FREADOM! You know….freedom to read…whatever you want. Summer and Freadom are special to me personally because (as you will remember if you read my previous post “A Word from a Rebellious Reader”) the summer of […]