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Reading Failure and Peer-Group Status


by William Labov & Clarence Robins - 1969

The report presented here sheds a great deal of light on a situation seldom studied: the social groups of boys in urban ghettos. The researchers here not only uncover some startling facts about correlation between reading failure and membership in such groups; they make some proposals for para-professional classroom help which are original and obviously significant.


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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 70 Number 5, 1969, p. 395-406
https://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 1874, Date Accessed: 9/30/2020 4:01:02 PM

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