TITLE

Reading-Achievement Program Is Off to a Quiet Start

AUTHOR(S)
Manzo, Kathleen Kennedy
PUB. DATE
January 1999
SOURCE
Education Week;01/13/99, Vol. 18 Issue 18, p21
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the implementation of the Reading Excellence Act of 1998, a plan to raise United States schoolchildren's lackluster reading achievement. Details on the program; Provisions of the act.
ACCESSION #
1506934

 

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