ERIC Number: ED329663
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1989
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)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Business Responsibility, Dropout Research, Elementary Secondary Education, Illiteracy, Literacy Education, Newspapers, Outcomes of Education, Postsecondary Education, Preschool Education, Program Effectiveness, Program Implementation, School Business Relationship, Teaching Methods, Tutoring
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
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.