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Jones, Rebecca – American School Board Journal, 1996
In state legislatures and school boards around the country, the approach and the quality of reading instruction are under attack because of a decline in reading scores. The best reading instruction draws on the strengths of different philosophies. School boards should encourage schools to teach both phonics and the whole-language approach. (MLF)
Descriptors: Beginning Reading, Elementary Education, Phonics, Reading Instruction
Jones, Rebecca – American School Board Journal, 1994
Children from three elementary schools share what they like and do not like about school. Solicited letters and drawings praised teachers, field trips, and attractive surroundings. An unsolicited letter signed by seven fifth graders complained about yelling teachers and deficiencies in the fun and food departments. (MLH)
Descriptors: Educational Environment, Elementary Education, Learning Activities, Student Attitudes