ERIC Number: EJ346901
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1987
Reference Count: 0
Literacy and Reading Performance in the United States, from 1880 to the Present.
Stedman, Lawrence C.; Kaestle, Carl F.
Reading Research Quarterly, v22 n1 p8-46 Win 1987
Reviews literacy and reading achievement trends over the past century and places the current debates in a historical perspective. Concludes that upgrading literacy skills now requires new initiatives by coalitions of educators, community groups, employers, and governments. (FL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
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