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Language, Culture, and Literacy: A Report from the ASHA Schools Conference

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Language, Culture, and Literacy: A Report from the ASHA Schools Conference

Westby, C. (2005, September 27). The ASHA Leader.

The years 2003-2012 are the United Nations' Literacy Decade. The theme for the decade is "Literacy as Freedom." In the 21st century, persons without literacy cannot be truly free. In the world, there are 875 million people without access to literacy and 113 million children who have no access to schooling.

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