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A Handbook of Developmental Reading


reviewed by Margaret J. Early - 1963

coverTitle: A Handbook of Developmental Reading
Author(s): South Penn School Council
Publisher: John Wiley, New York
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This third report on "Developmental Reading" issued by the South Penn School Study Council incorporates two previous reports, Developmental Reading in the Junior High School and Developmental Reading: The What and How, and is the result of three years' effort by twenty English teachers, reading consultants, and administrators working under the direction of consultants from the School of Education at the University of Pennsylvania. It has become common practice for school systems and study councils to issue guides or handbooks as proof, possibly, that committees can be productive. This is slight justification, however, for the expense involved in printing and selling the results of "co-operative efforts." Something more than evidence of the committee's industry must be included for the purchase price of $3.50. Aside from the question of whether committee reports should be offered for general sale, guides such as this one are sometimes defended as ends in themselves, valuable because the... (preview truncated at 150 words.)


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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 64 Number 6, 1963, p. 516-516
https://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 2999, Date Accessed: 10/21/2019 3:54:35 AM

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