TITLE

Reading for Life

AUTHOR(S)
MEAD, SARA
PUB. DATE
July 2010
SOURCE
American Prospect;Jul/Aug2010, Vol. 21 Issue 6, pA2
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the increasing number of children who lack basic reading skills in the U.S. The 2009 National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) in reading, revealed a large disparity in the reading skills of children based on their racial, ethnic and socio-economic backgrounds. According to the author, gaining literacy does not start in school and it begins at home during the prenatal development.
ACCESSION #
52345554

 

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