ERIC Number: ED053899
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1971
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News Book in Reading Instruction: Series I.
Brown, Sandra M., Ed.
The "Right to Read" goal set by James E. Allen, Jr., former United States Commissioner of Education, is evaluated through a series of interviews with 25 leading authorities in reading. Allen's address is included in its entirety. The comments of the reading authorities, who often disagree among themselves, reflect the impact that the "Right to Read" undertaking will have on reading instruction; teacher education; local, state, and national fiscal priorities; and education in general. Interviews with the following authorities are included: Ira E. Aaron, Mary C. Austin, Emmett A. Betts, Dorothy Kendall Bracken, S. Alan Cohen, Edmund E. Coleman, Joan Ganz Cooney, Brother Leonard Courtney, Dorothy M. Dietrich, Donald D. Durrell, Margaret J. Early, Siegfried Englemann, Leo Fay, Gerald G. Glass, Melvin Howards, James L. Laffey, Constance M. McCullough, Joseph S. Nemeth, Sir James Pitman, H. Alan Robinson, Helen M. Robinson, Carl B. Smith, Nila Banton Smith, M. W. Sullivan, and Harold T. Tanyzer. (VJ)
Descriptors: Educational Improvement, Equal Education, Interviews, Literacy, National Programs, Reading Ability, Reading Failure, Reading Programs, Reading Skills, Specialists
MultiMedia Education, Inc., New York, N.Y.
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