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Do our children lack reading habits?

  • Setiono Sugiharto

Jakarta | Sat, August 12 2017 | 01:21 am

PREMIUM The myth that has always been fervently rearticulated regarding the plummeting rate of children’s literacy skill is children’s lack of reading habits. Poor reading habits among children, as has been suggested, is a resulting effect of the unequal rate of development across the nation (The Jakarta Post, July 29).

While it is true that children residing in far-flung and underdeveloped re...