TITLE

Education remains in the spotlight

AUTHOR(S)
Long, Richard
PUB. DATE
June 2002
SOURCE
Reading Today;Jun/Jul2002, Vol. 19 Issue 6, p25
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents an update on the condition of education in the U.S. as of June 2002. Areas of involvement of the federal government in education; Function of the Education Sciences Reform Act of 2002; Testimony given by International Reading Association President-elect Lesley Mandel Morrow before the House Appropriations Subcommittee for the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education on May 7, 2002.
ACCESSION #
6792646

 

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