The emergence of a global economy has raised the standards of literacy around the world. This report examines the trend of adolescent readers not holding up to the international literacy standards and the initiatives/reforms being done to combat this. The report is a summation of additional reports compiled by the organization â€œfocused on a range of relevant topics such as comprehension assessment, out-of-school learning, writing in adolescence, literacy coaching standards, instructional needs of second language learners and literacy in the content areas.
Advancing Adolescent Literacy: The Cornerstone of School Reform. (2010). New York, NY: Carnegie Corporation of New York.