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Posted: 2002-09-18

Sex and Syllabification. Conjugal Consonants. And more!

NRT Adjutant General back from Kindergarten War Zone

Set for appearance on Sat Nite Live.

Congress Passes Bill

McGraw-Hill Airport Passenger Phonemic Awareness Test now mandatory. Business travelers lobby for hardship exclusion.

Classroom Bomb Threat a Hoax

Toledo, Ohio. Police blew up a brown paper bag which was found to contain bologna, not embedded modifiers. Agents from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms & Umlauts were on the scene.

Cruise/Cruz sign for Spielberg?s first ice ballet:

Differential cryptanalysis of the CR Blend set for early 2003 release

Bickering Stalls Schwa Stimulus Package

Rumsfield warns partisan controversy swirling around the President?s plan threatens national security. Calls for National Guard lesson-monitoring.

Special Report

NRT special counsel warns: extended blends resistance cells proliferating. 60 Minutes Special

Linda Chavez Honored

Minority Sentence- Diagrammer-of-Year Award

What makes an Economy Grow? PHONICS.

Business Roundtable releases special report. Approximately 80% of the human race lives in phonics poverty. Roughly one billion live on fewer than five short vowels a day. According to Reid Lyon and Madonna , co-authors of new study, the good news is that a plan for scientific relief is clear.

Partisan Bickering

Schwa Compromise fails in the senate. Will the parties pay a political price? Geraldo reacts on Live at 6.

Speak Up!

Should every high school graduate be required to demonstrate homograph proficiency? Meet one Fortune 500 executive who says Yes! Live at 7.


Chicago family without access to 16 rules for syllabification hit hard. Hear their painful story. Live at 8.

Phonemic Awareness NEIGHBORHOOD WATCH Taking on Terror

Only YOU can keep our communities safe. Live at 9.

Shakespeare?s Schwas

Fordham Foundation special report.

Streaming video.

U.S. Ranks 83rd in Consonant Blends

"The family that sounds out together, stays together," advises Pat Robinson at Phonemic Awareness Congressional Breakfast.


Index of Phonemics Freedom. Daughters of American Dipthongs "No home should be without it."
    —Lynn Cheney

Vowel Voice
Stay informed! Daily e-mail updates. Send us your questions. vowelvoice.gov

Consonant Crisis
If you think the university education departments are cleaning up the mess, think again. Special guest: Arnold Schwarzenegger, honorary chair of President?s Consonant Task Force Sunday at 11

Phonics First
Dr. Laura takes on secularists and feminists whose aim is to bring down Phonics First. Today at 2. Autographed Copy of 10 Stupid Things Couples Do to Mess Up Their Short Vowels

12 steps to Phonics Renewal
Enroll now and receive free 17-blade blender and Reid Lyon?s Collected Works. phonicsrenewal.edu

P A G E    T W O

NEW! National Reading Tribunal RESEARCH REPORTS

Phonics Choice and Charter Schools.


On the Horizon: Pre-Natal Phonics Acquisition


Why the President Should Sign a Free Phonics Agreement with Uruguay


The 783rd Yearbook of the National Society for the Preservation of Phonics


The Effects of Phonemic Instruction on Pre-Schoolers who Own Turtles: A Model-based Metanalysis


The Effects of Phonemic Instruction on Pre-Schoolers Who Eat Dill Pickles: Skills Integration Training


The Effects of Computer-mediated Phonics on the Acne Severity of Middle-School Readers


The Effects of Phonemic Intervention on At-Risk Youth with an Aversion to Eggplant


Phonics and its Correlates in the Real World: The Singapore Story


Phonics Prayer of the Day

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Phonics Competition Leaves No Child Behind

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One Last Chance on Phonics Reform

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Professorial Terrorism: Stifling Vowel Digraphs on Campus

(Op-ed, 7//39/01)

No Credence to Blends Appeals Board Bias Claims

(Op-ed, 6/29/01)

The Case for Phonics Vouchers

(op-ed, 5/14/01)

The Phonics Crisis: Why Poor Children Fall Behind

(op-ed, 5/03/01)

The Phonics Disaster: What Lazy, Ignorant, Abusive Teachers Don?t Want You to Know

(op-ed, 4/18/01)

Charlton Heston: Why I?ll Pick Up a Gun for Phonics

(op-ed, 3/10/01)

7 Danger Signs of Phonics Deficiency and What You Can Do About It

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What?s Happening to States Rights Iniatives?

Comprehensive state-by-state analysis shows that phonics first gets results.

McGraw-Hill Amendment to the Elementary and Secondary Education Act

With Office of Management and Budget (OMB) predicting phonics deficits until at least fiscal year 2005, delay spells catastrophe.

PBS Spotlight Lemuel Gets a Chance:
Six Families and Their Silent E Experience

Jerry Springer

Mon. Attack of the Phonics Wreckers!
Tues. Mom & 6 daughters swapped vowels with same 63-year-old lover!!
Wed. Phonics Tattoos: Fantastic Body Art!!!
Thurs. "I Faked 120 Phonics Acts?To Keep Hubby Happy."
Fri. Bi-phonics Revealed!!!!


Mon: What You Need to Know About Phonics Abuse
Tues: Phonics Book Club News
Wed: Confessions of a Recovering Umlaut Avoider
Thurs: Spotlight: Phonics Freedom Scholarship Winners
Fri: Complete Phonics Makeover

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