ERIC Number: ED438523
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: N/A
Texas Reading Initiative: A Governor George W. Bush Public Education Challenge.
Texas Education Agency, Austin.
This pamphlet describes 8 key elements established to guide the Texas Reading Initiative, whose goal is that all students will read on grade level or above by the end of grade 3. The elements discussed in the pamphlet are: (1) increase awareness of students' reading skill levels in kindergarten through grade 3; (2) promote reading programs as priority recipients of Academics 2000 funding; (3) ask the legislature to fund statewide intensive reading programs; (4) showcase model reading programs; (5) encourage the Telecommunications Infrastructure Fund Board to support the goal; (6) encourage the State Board for Educator Certification to support the goal; (7) motivate school districts to make pro-reading program decisions; and (8) stimulate private sector initiatives. (RS)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Texas Education Agency, Austin.
Identifiers - Location: Texas