Cost of illiteracy

13th February 2009 at 00:00

I was alarmed about the cost of the literacy scheme, but very saddened that you chose to use a photograph of a girl standing on a pile of books to illustrate your article. I was brought up to appreciate the value and pleasure that books can give, not to use them as a stepladder.

Mari Booker, Quality, inclusion and learning co-ordinator, Portslade, Brighton.

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