Education: Fogbound Schools

San Francisco Educator Edward Kloster estimates that more than half the students in his institution need help with their reading. He is particularly concerned about the 250 or 300 who cannot even decipher words. Kloster is not, as one might suppose, a teacher in an elementary school. He is chairman of the reading department at City College of San Francisco, and his nonreading students are graduates of San Francisco's public high schools. They are just one reason why many San Franciscans agree with the county grand jury, which last month declared: "The most serious problem facing the city is the deterioration...

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