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ERIC Number: EJ603256
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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ISSN: ISSN-0882-1232
The Politics of Phonics.
Paterson, Frances R. A.
Journal of Curriculum and Supervision, v15 n3 p179-211 Spr 2000
Since 1990, 101 bills encouraging or mandating phonics instruction have been introduced in state legislatures; 28 have been enacted. Phonics bills tend to be introduced by Republican legislators and promoted by Christian Right individuals and organizations as the only spiritually and educationally sound reading instruction method. (Contains 129 footnotes.) (MLH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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