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ERIC Number: ED329663
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1989
Pages: 345
Abstractor: N/A
The Best of the Literacy Beat 1988-1989. The Best of the Literacy Beat 1987.
Education Writers Association, Washington, DC.
This document is a set of two volumes that contain prize-winning newspaper articles and summaries of radio and television shows selected as part of the Media Resource Project on Literacy. Items in the 1988-89 book include the following: "Why Daddy Can't Read" (Sally L. Gilman); "The Triumph of Jimmy Sanchez" (Sandra Macias); "Illiteracy: Mississippi Yearning" (Sharon Wertz); "Florida Business Hobbled by Worker Illiteracy" (Dory Owens, Ed Lopez); "Literacy Series" (Jody Becker); "The Critical Years" (Linda Lenz et al.); "Human Capital: The Decline of America's Work Force" (Elizabeth Ehrlich et al.); "The Literacy Hoax" (David Montgomery); "The Education Crisis: What Business Can Do" and "Saving the Schools: How Business Can Help" (Nancy J. Perry); and "The Unteachables" (Jane Juska). Items in 1987 book are the following: "Savvy Reader Series" (Ron Goldwyn et al.); "Feature on Illiteracy" (Muriel Cohen et al.); "The Silent Handicap...Illiteracy" (Fred Brown, Carmen Carter); "Series on Illiteracy" (Bill Hetland); "Literacy Challenge Series" (Clay Kallam); "Illiteracy Special Report" (Tom Kisken); "Prisoners of Print" (Mark Sauer et al.); "Illiteracy's Cycle of Despair" (Deb Kollars, Gretchen Kell); "Illiteracy in Kentucky" (Mary Ann Roser, Judy Jones Lewis); "Series on Dropouts" (Betty Cork); "16-Part Series on Illiteracy" (Kari Fluegel); "Making the Grade" (Al Tompkins, Gil Hollingsworth); "Can't You Read the Signs?" (David E. Green); "Illiteracy Focus" (Roger Nelson et al.); and "Literacy Series" (Audrey Coleman). (KC)
Education Writers Association, 1001 Connecticut Avenue, NW, Suite 310, Washington, DC 20036 ($15.00 prepaid for each volume in the set; $2.00 shipping and handling billed; 10-24 copies: $13.50 each; 25 or more: $12.00 each).
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, Chicago, IL.
Authoring Institution: Education Writers Association, Washington, DC.
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A
Note: Some pages of this document contain small, light type.