Literacy in Older Students Essay by The Research Group

Literacy in Older Students
A look at the low level of practical literacy we are seeing in increasing numbers among older students.
# 72148 | 1,575 words | 5 sources | APA | 2004 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2004 in Education (Curriculum) , Education (General)

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This paper looks at the lack of literacy seen in older students and the different methods for correcting the problem. It examines some of the current practices used to improve literacy, particularly the program of Jane Fell Greene, known as "Language!".

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"There is a serious problem in this country among young people because they cannot read well enough to get a good job with a career path once they leave school, participate in civic responsibilities or even read a book or newspaper. Because of their low level of practical literacy, they are being left behind at a time when society and the workplace are becoming increasingly technological and requiring higher levels of reading, writing and communication skills to compete. The No Child Left Behind Act attempts to..."

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