Unhappily Ever After?

January 2008
Weekly Reader News - Senior;1/25/2008, Vol. 86 Issue 17, p2
The article deals with the claim of a report that U.S. children and adults are reading less for pleasure. The National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) revealed that less than one-third of 13-year-olds read for fun daily. It is said that about 60 percent middle and high schoolers were using other media while reading. NEA claims the findings were troubling because reading for pleasure were associated with better reading and writing skills.


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