ERIC Number: ED191005
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1980
Reference Count: N/A
The Right to Read, Fiscal Year 1979, October 1, 1978-September 30, 1979. Annual Report.
Elbers, Gerald W.
This report provides information on the fifth year of operation (1979) of the National Right to Read Program, a national effort to develop and improve the reading skills of all citizens through the coordinated involvement of every segment of society. The various sections of the report contain (1) a statement of the mission and strategy of the Right to Read Program; (2) a description of its major activities, including the National Impact Development Effort activities and the Inexpensive Book Distribution Program; and (3) a summary of the program's major accomplishments in fiscal year 1979. Extensive appendixes provide descriptions of the organizational structure of the program, including a programatic flow chart and a chart of programatic roles and responsibilties; a list of Right to Read projects funded in 1978-79; the names of state Right to Read contact persons; a list of currently available Right to Read materials; a reprint of a journal article concerning the catalog, "Educational Programs that Work"; and a copy of Public Law 93-380 ("National Reading Improvement Program" legislation). (FL)
Descriptors: Annual Reports, Community Involvement, National Programs, Program Administration, Program Descriptions, Reading Improvement, Reading Instruction, Reading Programs
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC 20402
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC. Right to Read Program.