Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar And White House Senior Advisor Valerie Jarrett at Read To The Top! Event

The Secretary read “Six-Dinner Sid;” Salazar read “Our Earth;” and Jarrett read “America is…” Approximately 120 students in grades K-5 from Annandale Terrace, Parklawn and Glen Forest Elementary schools—all representing Fairfax County, Va., public schools—were in attendance.


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The Department has partnered with community organizations nationwide to combat summer reading loss in response to President Obama’s national volunteer campaign, “United We Serve.” It challenges all Americans to engage in sustained, meaningful service to meet growing social needs resulting from the economic downturn.

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