TITLE

American literacy controversy

AUTHOR(S)
Tuttleton, J.W.
PUB. DATE
July 1987
SOURCE
Commentary;Jul87, Vol. 84 Issue 1, p45
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Looks at the current crisis and public debate over the literacy of the American people. Discusses concerns about illiteracy and its causes, and literary scholar E.D. Hirsch's studies of literacy. Impact on the debate by Jonathan Kozol's book `Illiterate America' and coverage of the problem as perceived by the news media.
ACCESSION #
8700006968

 

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