COMMONWEALTH of VIRGINIA
Department of Education
October 9, 2012
FROM: Linda M. Wallinger, Assistant Superintendent for Instruction
The Pearson Foundation is combining two initiatives to involve U.S. students before, during, and after this fall’s national election with a new program, the My Voice National Student Mock Election. The My Voice National Student Mock Election builds on the National Student/Parent Mock Election, which reached over 5 million students in 2008, and on My Voice, a student centered dialogue about school culture.
This year the My Voice National Student Mock Election is facilitating comprehensive online voting leading up to the federal and state 2012 elections. Students, working with their teachers and parents, can:
To learn more about National Student Mock Election visit www.nationalmockelection.org or send an e-mail to MyElection@pearsonfoundation.org.
For further information, please contact Ginny Kirkland, school outreach and government relations coordinator, Pearson Foundation, by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org or by telephone at (678) 403-2779.