ERIC Number: ED159634
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978
Reference Count: 0
Independence through Literacy; Annual Report of the Right to Read, Fiscal Year 1978.
Jackson, Shirley A.
Right to Read is a national effort to develop and improve the reading skills of all citizens through the coordinated involvement of every segment of society. This report summarizes the program operations, program support, and agencywide and national coordination activities of the organization during fiscal year 1978. It then details the activities of the National Impact Development Effort, a program authorized by Congress for the purpose of developing and disseminating innovative projects which show promise of exerting a significant impact on the nation's reading deficiencies. Organizational and operational structures are outlined, and a list of currently available Right to Read materials is provided. Appendixes include a copy of an article concerning the role of parents in the teaching of reading, information about how to get funding for programs, a list of state Right to Read contact persons, and a copy of Title VII legislation. (FL)
Descriptors: Annual Reports, Community Involvement, Cooperative Programs, Coordination, Literacy Education, National Programs, Program Administration, Reading Improvement, Reading Instruction, Reading Programs
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402 (Stock No. 017-080-1909-4, Write for price)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC. Right to Read Program.
Identifiers: Elementary Secondary Education Act Title VII; Right to Read
Note: For related document, see ED132509 ; Parts of Appendix may be marginally legible due to small type