TITLE

America's students get better at reading

AUTHOR(S)
Chaddock, Gail Russell
PUB. DATE
February 1999
SOURCE
Christian Science Monitor;2/11/99, Vol. 91 Issue 53, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that reading scores are up for the three grades tested (4, 8, and 12) in the United States in 1998, compared to four years prior. Details of the report from the National Assessment of Educational Progress; Problems that still need to be tackled; The importance of teaching phonics in schools.
ACCESSION #
1522476

 

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