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ERIC Number: ED074476
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1972
Pages: 22
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The Right to Read; General Plan of Action for School Based Right to Read Centers.
Holloway, Ruth Love
This study discusses the general plan of action for the United States Office of Education's program for school-based right to read centers. The major goal of the program is to increase functional literacy so that most citizens will be able to function as productive adults. This study describes the basic assumptions and objectives of the program, as well as the types of programs, types of sites, eligible applicants, application procedures, and funding. The study also describes the various roles played in the program by the Office of Education, state education agencies, technical assistance teams, unit task forces, regional offices, and local district administrative heads. Fourteen aspects of the program are described: planning steps, planning recycle schema chart, performance criteria, prior commitment, impact center concept, program content, diagnostic-prescriptive approach, dissemination of information, staff development, evaluation, parent participation, private sector, cost effectiveness, and review and monitoring. (Author/DI)
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Authoring Institution: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.