John Corcoran discusses his day to day struggles with illiteracy. Although he completed his college education, taught high school for nearly two decades, raised a family, and successfully developed millions in real estate, John Corcoran did not learn to read until the age of forty-eight.
The 2002 Literacy in Media Award spotlights the story of John Corcoran - a national literacy advocate who learned to read at the age of 48.
Fox 6 News in San Diego reports on social promotion in school and not teaching students basic reading skills. Literacy Advocate John Corcoran talks about the need for education reform and get students the basic reading skills they need.