TITLE

'A Weekly 2/3¢ Per Child Will Buy Better Children's TV

AUTHOR(S)
Palmer, Edward L.
PUB. DATE
November 1984
SOURCE
Education Week;11/28/1984, Vol. 4 Issue 13, p15
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The author comments on the poor use of television in educating children in the U.S. The author stated that other countries such as Great Britain, Japan, and Sweden consider high quality children's television as an institution. In fact these countries broadcast 840 hours of at-home children's television each year as compared to U.S. 150 hours only.
ACCESSION #
22210096

 

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