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2006 October Newsletter
by Dr. Cindy Cupp
Dear Educators and Parents,
The Washington Post ran the following article on Saturday, September 2006:
Audit Finds Ethical Lapses In U.S. Reading Program
By Ben Feller, Associated Press, Saturday, September 23, 2006; Page A02
The government audit is unsparing in its view that the Reading First program has been beset by conflicts of interest and willful mismanagement. It suggests that the department broke the law by trying to dictate which curriculum schools must use. It also says that program review panels were stacked with people who shared the director's views and that only favored publishers of reading curricula could get money."
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