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Evening Standard Get London Reading literacy campaign

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MrsLadywoman Fri 10-Jun-11 12:34:35

What do you think of the campaign by the Evening Standard GetLondonReading?

I can see it's a good thing to get people to volunteer to read with children, but does that not already go on in primary schools? It does in ours!

Also, why aren't they having a go at the government who are planning to cut the pay of teaching assistants, the very people who are trained to help state educated primary school children? It all seems a bit ill-informed and cynical to me...

FebreezeYourJeans Fri 10-Jun-11 22:52:14

Well meaning. ill thought through, knee jerk reaction.

animula Mon 13-Jun-11 18:23:35

It's managing to annoy me for the reasons you outline on a daily basis ... .

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