[Libs-Or] Support for School Libraries on Twitter this Thursday

Pierina Parise pparise at emporia.edu
Tue Apr 7 14:33:14 PDT 2015

From: Don Wood [dwood at ala.org]
Sent: Tuesday, April 07, 2015 2:22 PM
To: stuchapt at lists.ala.org
Subject: [STUCHAPT] ESEA Twitter Storm on Thursday

NEA will be hosting a Twitter Storm using the hashtag #getESEAright on Thursday April 9th, 7-8pm EST.

ALA will be joining in, using the tweets below. Please encourage anyone and everyone who might be interested to send one of these tweets, retweet it from the main ALA account, or create their own tweet.

•         School #libraries receive over 1.3 billion student visits a year! #getESEAright<https://twitter.com/search?q=%23getESEAright> - include funding for school libraries with the SKILLS Act.

•         Studies show test scores trend higher in schools with full-time, certified school librarians. #getESEAright<https://twitter.com/search?q=%23getESEAright> with the SKILLS Act.

•         Strong school libraries drive student achievement! http://ow.ly/LaDHo #getESEAright<https://hootsuite.com/dashboard> - include the SKILLS Act!

•         . at PattyMurray<https://twitter.com/PattyMurray> Help us #getESEAright<https://twitter.com/search?q=%23getESEAright> – include the SKILLS Act! Listen to teens speak out about the importance of #libraries<https://twitter.com/search?q=%23libraries> http://ow.ly/LaCAo. at SenAlexander<https://twitter.com/SenAlexander> #getESEAright – include the SKILLS Act and support dedicated funding for school libraries.

Anyone looking for additional information can find it on District Dispatch here<http://www.districtdispatch.org/2015/04/make-some-noise-for-school-library-funding/>.


Lisa Lindle
Grassroots Communications Specialist
American Library Association
Washington Office - Office of Government Relations
1615 New Hampshire Ave., N.W., 1st Floor
Washington, D.C. 20009-2520

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