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ERIC Number: EJ453873
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1991
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ISSN: ISSN-0146-5945
Why Johnny's Dad Can't Read: The Elusive Goal of Universal Adult Literacy.
Bishop, Meredith
Policy Review, n55 p19-25 Win 1991
Discusses efforts to achieve higher rates of adult literacy and pedagogical approaches to learning to read. Describes definitions of literacy, school standards, and possible reasons for high rates of adult illiteracy. Discusses teaching methods, particularly the Nellie Thomas method, which has had success in prison literacy programs. (JB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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