AALBC .com Platinum Poster
Post Number: 1702
|Posted on Wednesday, March 11, 2009 - 08:11 am: |
Literary reading on the rise for first time in history of Arts Endowment survey
January 12, 2009
Washington, D.C. -- For the first time in more than 25 years, American adults are reading more literature, according to a new study by the National Endowment for the Arts. Reading on the Rise documents a definitive increase in rates and numbers of American adults who read literature, with the biggest increases among young adults, ages 18-24. This new growth reverses two decades of downward trends cited previously in NEA reports such as Reading at Risk and To Read or Not To Read.
Download the entire paper at http://www.arts.gov/news/news09/ReadingonRise.html