Friday, June 03, 2005

Reading at Risk

In a report from 2004, the National Endowment for the Arts studied the downturn in the reading of literature. Called Reading at Risk:A Survey of Literary Reading in America, their findings show that fewer than half of Americans read any literature.Chairman Dana Gioia calls it "a national crisis" in which all demographics declined with the steepest, 28 %, in the youngest group. For more, see this.


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