Supply and Demand for Literacy Instruction in the United States

Venezky, R. L.; Wagner, D. A.
Date of publication: 
Sun, 1995-01-01

instruction in the United States are complicated by

(a) changing demands for basic skills in the

workplace, (b) an increase in immigrants who have

limited command of English, (c) changing federal

welfare policies, and (d) limited awareness on the

part of those with low reading and writing ability

Literacy(ies), culture(s), and development(s): The ethnographic challenge

Wagner, Daniel A.
Date of publication: 
Thu, 2004-04-01

Literacy studies, whether focused on children, youth, or adults, have been around for a long, long time. Comprehensive reviews of the field from both general and specific perspectives may be seen, for example, in the various volumes of the Handbook of Reading Research published since 1984.

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