Phonics Claimed To Be Pushed By Feds

sagehen sagehen at WESTELCOM.COM
Tue Sep 10 22:37:16 UTC 2002

Grant Barrett writes, quoting the Wash Post:

>The Bush administration is making a concerted effort to promote the
>teaching of phonics in America's classrooms, and in the process, some
>educators charge, advancing specific commercial reading products.
It has been alleged that close ties of the Bush family to McGraw-Hill are
operant here: that the particular products that meet the specs of the
proposals  are largely McGraw-Hill's.
A. Murie

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