TITLE

Sun takes literacy fight to the schools

AUTHOR(S)
Childs, Kelvin
PUB. DATE
August 1998
SOURCE
Editor & Publisher;08/08/98, Vol. 131 Issue 32, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the `Baltimore Sun' newspaper's Reading by 9 literacy campaign in Maryland. Number of employees participating in the program; Results of investigations into literacy rates; Program history.
ACCESSION #
957449

 

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