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ERIC Number: ED510941
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2005-Dec-8
Pages: 26
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: N/A
Improving Adolescent Literacy in Arizona: A Report to the Governor's P20 Council
Schneider, Elizabeth; Heller, Rafael
Alliance for Excellent Education
Drawing on the authors' considerable knowledge of the research and of federal and state policymaking in middle and high reading and writing, the Alliance for Excellent Education has worked for the past 2 months, at no charge to the state, to review existing data, gather opinions, study literacy achievement trends, identify literacy programs and resources, and consult with key educators, policymakers, and business and community leaders around the state of Arizona. The present report is intended to provide a useful, evenhanded analysis of Arizona's resources, challenges, and opportunities for improving adolescent literacy instruction. The authors hope this report will assist the P20 Council as it moves forward in its deliberations over the best ways to improve education for all of Arizona's students. Appended are: (1) Individuals Consulted for This Report; (2) Relevant Arizona Organizations & Institutions; and (3) Reports Cited.
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Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Secondary Education
Audience: Policymakers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Alliance for Excellent Education
Identifiers - Location: Arizona