TITLE

Foundation To Seek Corporate Support For Basic Literacy

PUB. DATE
February 1984
SOURCE
Education Week;2/1/1984, Vol. 3 Issue 19, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the formation of a new foundation that will work with business and industry executives to ease the problem of functional illiteracy among adults in the U.S. The foundation, which has been named the Business Council for Effective Literacy Inc., is being funded by Harold W. McGraw Jr., chairman of the McGraw-Hill Cos. Inc., with an initial 1 million dollar grant. The foundation will attempt to expand corporate participation inactivities underway throughout the country to improve basic-literacy skills among adults.
ACCESSION #
20511643

 

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