ERIC Number: EJ265435
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1982-May-1
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Ahead: A Nation of Illiterates?
Wellborn, Stanley N.
U.S. News & World Report, v92 n19 p53-56 May 17 1982
23 million Americans lack the reading and writing skills needed to handle the minimal demands of daily life. The widespread problem of functional illiteracy pervades every segment of society and could erode the ability of the nation to keep up with other technologically advanced countries. (SK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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