Washington Update

Long, Richard
February 2000
Reading Today;Feb/Mar2000, Vol. 17 Issue 4, p26
Deals with education issues in the United States. Details on the redrafting of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act; Legislation that will be proposed by the House of Representatives; Initiatives of the International Reading Association.


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