More action is needed on literacy’

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More action is needed on literacy’

Post by JIM CURRAN » Fri Apr 19, 2013 4:12 pm

More action is needed on literacy’


A former schools minister who championed the Evening Standard’s literacy campaign has revealed that reading was the issue closest to his heart.

Nick Gibb, who visited the school at the centre of the campaign, said more needs to be done to boost literacy. In an interview with Attain, the magazine for private schools, he said an “unacceptable” one in five children were still leaving primary school struggling to read well.

http://www.standard.co.uk/news/educatio ... 77812.html

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