|Title||Equity and literacy in the next millennium|
|Publication Type||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication||2000|
|Authors||Au, KH, Raphael, TE|
|Journal||Reading Research Quarterly|
|Type of Article||Elementary|
|Keywords||Definitions, Diversity (Student), Educational Opportunities, Elementary Education, Equal Education, Literacy, Literature, reading achievement, Reading Instruction, Reading Research, Research Needs|
Discusses three key groups of participants in the process of literacy education and research–teachers, students, and researchers–and issues of equity (notably the gap between achievement of students of diverse backgrounds and their mainstream peers). Focuses on changing definitions of literacy, literature, and instruction. Explores connections to issues of equity in literacy learning opportunities. Discusses implications for research.