December 22, 1982
Vol. 02, Issue 15
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PAGE 16 - Commentary
There has been a proliferation in recent months of articles, public-policy papers, commissions, task forces, forums, and research groups focused on improving cooperation between industry and education.
The cued-speech method of teaching deaf children to read lips (Education Week, Nov. 24, 1982) is not useless as an instructional method, but it is impractical. Its flaws discount the possibility of its use by very many deaf adults in day-to-day situations.
We begin again. Fifteen seconds later the loudspeaker squawks, "Bus 452 is late. Please admit the students to class."
FOUNDATION SUPPORT: Coverage of specific topics in Education Week is supported in part by grants from the Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the CME Group Foundation, the Carnegie Corporation of New York, the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation, the Joyce Foundation, the NoVo Foundation, the Noyce Foundation, the Raikes Foundation, the Wallace Foundation, and the Walton Family Foundation. The newspaper retains sole editorial control over the content of the articles that are underwritten by the foundations. Additional grants in support of Editorial Projects in Education’s data journalism and video capacity come from the Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust and the Schott Foundation for Public Education. (Updated 1/1/2017)
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