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Is the story literacy, decent jobs or political will?

Is the story literacy, decent jobs or political will?

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Published by Education Writers Association in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Welfare recipients -- Education -- United States.,
    • Welfare recipients -- Employment -- United States.,
    • Literacy programs -- United States.,
    • Occupational retraining -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementa reporter"s guide to emerging adult literacy issues.
      ContributionsEducation Writers Association (Washington, D.C.)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV699 .I745 1991
      The Physical Object
      Pagination55 p. :
      Number of Pages55
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1768800M
      ISBN 100943445051
      LC Control Number92120446
      OCLC/WorldCa28423693

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      Media literacy instills both of these core skills, enabling future citizens to sort through political packaging, understand and contribute to public discourse, and, ultimately, make informed decisions in the voting booth. 2. The high rate of media consumption and the saturation of society by media.   Encouraging literacy across the curriculum is something that comes naturally to the school librarian, whose job revolves around literacy of all kinds, a fact that can be overlooked.


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