Education: IIliteracy


Appointed three years ago by President Hoover, with Secretary of the Interior Wilbur as chairman, the National Advisory Committee on Illiteracy made its final report last week. Then, lacking funds to carry on, it passed out of existence. The National Illiteracy Crusade in Washington will continue its work.

The N. A. C. I. worked chiefly as a factfinder and cheerleader, with 44 State branches, to make the nation "illiteracy-conscious." In last week's report it pointed out that "examples of what has been accomplished by intensive effort are found in Louisiana, where some...

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