Volume 10, Number 1 (Spring 1991)

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Editors' Column

Schooling and Thoughtfulness, Rexford g. Brown

The Short, Happy Life of Ms. Mystery, Sandra Schor

Redefining the Legacy of Mina Shaughnessy: A Critique of the Politics of Linguistic Innocence, Min-Zhan Lu

Teacher Background and Student Needs, Peter Rondinone

The Myth of Assessment, Pat Belanoff

A Piece of the Streets, Rose Marie Kinder

Fluency First: Revising the Traditional ESL Sequence, Adele Macgowan-Gilhooly

News and Announcements

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About this Issue

The Journal of Basic Writingpublishes articles of theory, research, and teaching practices related to basic writing. Articles are refereed by members of the Editorial Board and the Editors.

Editorial Staff

Editors: Bill Bernhardt and Peter Miller
Associate and Managing Editor:Ruth Davis
Associate Editor: Marilyn Maiz
Copyreader: Richard A. Mandelbaum

Editorial Board

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The Journal of Basic Writing is published twice a year, in the spring and fall, with support from the City University of New York, Instructional Resource Center.

Cover design by E. H. Jaffe

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