Education: First R

Brisk, efficient Guy Thomas Buswell has been photographing readers' eye movements at the University of Chicago since 1920 and has had as much to do as any man with developing new wrinkles in teaching children how to read. Three years ago Guy Thomas Buswell decided that children were not the only ones who needed instruction. He rounded up 1,000 adults of varying degrees of literacy and for two years tested them intensively. He wanted to find out what happens to people's reading habits and ability after they leave school. Last week his report, How Adults Read, which the Carnegie Foundation helped...

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