Is your publishing company unconnected to big-time Bush supporters like McGraw-Hill?
If so, here's how you get treated at the U.S. Department of Education if you apply to participate.
"Beat the [expletive deleted] out of them in a way that will stand up to any level of legal and [whole language] apologist scrutiny. Hit them over and over with definitive evidence that they are not SBRR, never have been and never will be. They are trying to crash our party and we need to beat the [expletive deleted] out of them in front of all the other would-be party crashers who are standing on the front lawn waiting to see how we welcome these dirtbags."-- [p.24]. Chris Doherty, White House Reading Czar.
See "Bush Reading Program Rife with Fraud."