Apply for an Innovative Approaches to Literacy (IAL) Program grant. Congress has appropriated $28,599,844 for this program, and will award no less than 50 percent of funds to applications from local educational agencies (LEA) on behalf of school libraries for high-quality school library projects that increase access to a wide range of literacy resources (either print or electronic) and provide learning opportunities to all students. For more information and resources, see: www.ala.org/advocacy/innovative-approaches-literacy. Hurry! The deadline for transmittal of applications is August 10, 2012, and full applications must be uploaded before 4:30 pm.