ERIC Number: EJ640709
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: N/A
Defending Teachers and Learners from Mandates.
Goodman, Kenneth S.
Talking Points, v11 n2 p18-19 Apr-May 2000
Notes the author was a member of the Arizona Reading Achievement Task Force, established by state law to report on how to implement the "phonics law" passed the year before. Presents the minority report, which outlines some principles of achieving reading excellence and which was not included in the Task Force's report. Suggests keeping the welfare of Arizona's children in mind. (RS)
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Phonics, Reading, Reading Achievement, Reading Instruction, State Legislation, State Standards
The Whole Language Umbrella, a conference of the National Council of Teachers of English, 1111 W. Kenyon Road, Urbana, IL 61801-1096. Web site: http://www.ncte.org/tp/index.shtml.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Arizona