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ERIC Number: ED434325
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999-Oct-1
Pages: 14
Abstractor: N/A
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America Reads: How One University Meets the Challenge.
Siddall, Jeffery L.
This paper describes how Northeastern Illinois University employs undergraduate and graduate students as America Reads Tutors to work in the Chicago Public Schools. The paper begins with an overview of the governmental legislation, followed by a description of how the university is meeting the challenge of assisting elementary students to improve their reading. It next reports on the tutors' training workshop. Last, Craig Johnson, a Northeastern student who participated in a Minority Internship Program, chronicles his experiences hiring and coordinating employment arrangements for the America Reads Tutors. (Contains 2 figures that present an America Reads lesson planning guide and the table of contents of the tutor training manual). (NKA)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A